The Risk of Limitation of Attraction of Foreign Migrants to the Russian Agriculture Amid the Pandemic

Monitoring of Russia's Economic Outlook: trends and challenges of socio-economic development. Moscow. IEP. 2020. No. 10, pp. 3-9

7 Pages Posted: 25 Jun 2020

Date Written: June 10, 2020

Abstract

The closure of borders between countries in the wake of the outbreak of the coronavirus COVID-19 suspended the flows of the international labor migration, thus creating risks to the agriculture, particularly, fruit farming and horticulture. In this survey, the information is presented on the employment of foreign workers in the agriculture of various countries, as well as the measures taken to solve the problem of labor shortages in different countries whose experience can be useful to Russia.

Keywords: Russian economy, labor migration, agricuture

JEL Classification: R23, R14, J61, J62

Suggested Citation

Potapova, Aleksandra, The Risk of Limitation of Attraction of Foreign Migrants to the Russian Agriculture Amid the Pandemic (June 10, 2020). Monitoring of Russia's Economic Outlook: trends and challenges of socio-economic development. Moscow. IEP. 2020. No. 10, pp. 3-9, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3624310

Aleksandra Potapova (Contact Author)

Gaidar Institute for Economic Policy ( email )

3-5 Gazetny Lane
Moscow, 125009
Russia

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