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Elena Gorina

  • Elena Gorina has been at HSE University since 2013.

Education and Degrees

  • 2011

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Economics and National Economy Management
    Institute for Socio-Economic Studies of Population, Russian Academy of Sciences
    Thesis Title: "The effectiveness of state social support for poor households in modern Russia"

  • 2005

    Master's in Geography
    Lomonosov Moscow State University, Fac. of Geography

  • 2003

    Bachelor's in Geography
    Lomonosov Moscow State University, Fac. of Geography

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.

Courses (2023/2024)

Courses (2021/2022)

Courses (2020/2021)

Courses (2019/2020)

Courses (2018/2019)

Research projects

2014-2015: Monitoring of incomes, expenditures and consumption of Russian households (NRU HSE)
2014: Scientific and methodological support for the monitoring of socio-economic status of families with children (NRU HSE)
2014: Development of a comprehensive methodology for poverty assessment and cutting down (NRU HSE)
2013: Scientific and methodological support of the state policy of providing targeted assistance to individuals and households (NRU HSE)
Participation in the launching, implementation and analysis of the outcomes of the selective monitoring sociological survey "Moscow and Muscovites" (Institute of Megalopolis Human Development)
Participation in the elaboration of the socio-economic development program of Primorsky Krai and its sub-programs for 2013-2017 in the fields of: health, social support, demographic policy, migration and employment, culture, physical culture and sport, youth policy (Independent Institute for Social Policy (IISP) commissioned by the Far Eastern Federal University)
2011: Participation in the project "Development of guidelines for the evolution of the social protection in Moscow in 2012-2016." (IISP commissioned by the Moscow Department of Social Protection)
2003-2013: Participation
in the development, filling and updating of the Internet project "Social Atlas of Russian Regions" (IISP with the support of the Ford Foundation and the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation)



  • 2017
    XVIII Апрельская международная научная конференция по проблемам развития экономики и общества (Москва). Presentation: Социальная поддержка семьи и детства в России в контексте современной политики расширения учета нуждаемости
  • 2016
    Третий Российский экономический конгресс (Москва). Presentation: Социальная поддержка населения в регионах России в периоды экономических кризисов
  • 2015
    XVI Апрельская международная научная конференция по проблемам развития экономики и общества (Москва). Presentation: Распоряжение средствами материнского капитала: общие проблемы и региональные различия
  • 2014

    Сценарии развития социальной сферы в условиях новых вызовов (Москва). Presentation: Система социальной защиты населения как фактор дифференциации уровня жизни

  • 2013
    Четвертые Сабуровские чтения (Москва). Presentation: Качество городской среды в Москве в восприятии горожан (по материалам обследования населения «Москва и москвичи)
  • Второй Российский экономический конгресс (Суздаль). Presentation: Социальные расходы государства как инструмент развития человеческого потенциала в России: возможности и ограничения

  • 2011
    Социальная политика в контексте трансформаций российского общества: реформы и повседневность (Москва). Presentation: Социальная защита в регионах РФ в условиях экономического кризиса: были ли семьи с детьми приоритетной группой?
  • 2010
    XVII Международная конференция студентов, аспирантов и молодых ученых "Ломоносов" (Москва). Presentation: Региональные программы социальной поддержки в России в условиях экономического кризиса
  • 2009
    XVI Международная конференция студентов, аспирантов и молодых ученых «Ломоносов-2009» (Москва). Presentation: Приоритеты социальной защиты населения в Москве
  • Актуальные проблемы управления экономикой региона: VI Всероссийская научно-практическая конференция 23-24 апреля 2009 г. . Presentation: Расходы на социальную политику в регионах РФ с различной бюджетной обеспеченностью
  • Российский экономический конгресс, Конференция молодых ученых (Москва). Presentation: Приоритет поддержки бедных в условиях кризиса: возможности и ограничения

  • Семинар НИСП "Семья в центре социально-демографической политики?" (Москва). Presentation: Социально-демографические приоритеты системы социальной защиты населения в г. Москве

Timetable for today

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Olga Voron and Elena Gorina Speak at the International FAO Webinar "Impact of COVID-19 and Social Protection: What Measures Work?"

On July 8, 2020, the International Webinar "Impact of COVID-19 and social protection: What measures work?" organized by FAO Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia heard to ISP experts Olga Voron and Elena Gorina.

Income, Poverty and Employment in the Era of Covid-19: Anti- and Post-crisis Social Protection Policies: International and Russian Experience

On June 4 and 5, 2020, the Institute for Social Policy hold the online two-day workshop on Covid-19 pandemic and social protection policies INCOME, POVERTY AND EMPLOYMENT IN THE ERA OF COVID-19: ANTI- AND POST-CRISIS SOCIAL PROTECTION POLICIES organized in partnership with the World Bank and the Financial Research Institute (NIFI).

On October 2, 2018, the Institute for Social Policy held a scientific seminar on the topic “Healthy lifestyle in old age: barriers and opportunities”

The seminar moderated by Oksana Sinyavskaya, deputy director of the Institute, heard a presentation by Dr. Elena Selezneva, Senior Research Fellow of the Center for Comprehensive Social Policy Studies.

On June 22, 2018, the Institute for Social Policy held a scientific seminar on the topic “Public social protection of elderly Russians in the field of health care: instruments and beneficiaries”

The seminar heard a presentation by Elena Gorina, PhD, senior research fellow at the Centre for Studies of Income and Living Standards of the Institute.

Session "Social Policy" within the framework of the 19th April International Scientific Conference (April 12)

At the session chaired by Lidia Prokofieva, leading analyst of the Center for the Analysis of Incomes and Living Standards, Elena Gorina, senior research fellow at this center, presented her report "Social support for families with children in the regions of Russia: in search of successful practices."