The Households’ Income, Poverty and Income Inequality in Russia in 2018
Russian Economy in 2018. Trends and Outlooks (Issue 40). 2019. Moscow. IEP, pp. 311-338
28 Pages Posted: 16 Sep 2019
Date Written: September 5, 2019
In 2018 real accrued wages and salaries of corporate employees increased in Q1 by 10.2%, by 7.6% in Q2, by 6.3 in Q3 and by 4.1% in Q4 against the same period of the previous year (Fig. 1). At the same time, real disposable cash incomes of households grew in Q1 and Q2, 2018, by 2.3 и 1.3% respectively against the same period of 2017 while in Q3 and Q4 they decreased by 1.6 and 1.1% against the same period of 20172. Real allotted pensions increased in Q1-2, 2018, by 2.3–0.4% against the same period of 2017 and decreased by 0.5% in Q4.
Keywords: Russian economy, households, labor market, social sentiment, internal migration, long-term migration, external labor migration
JEL Classification: D14, J01, J61, J62, F22, J11
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