Journal section "Social development"

Formation of inequality of Russia’s population

Kostyleva L.V.

5 (23), 2012

Kostyleva L.V. Formation of inequality of Russia’s population. Economic and Social Changes: Facts, Trends, Forecast, 2012, no. 5 (23)

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The article consistently reveals the process of formation of population’s socio-economic inequality since the Soviet period up to the present. The author identifies and analyzes the factors that played the most important role in this connection, such as price liberalization, hyperinflation, privatization, the depreciation of savings, increase in wages differentiation, unemployment, the change of population’s income structure, development of shadow economy


inequality of population, stratification, gini coefficient, r/p 10% ratio (the ratio of the average income of the richest 10% to the poorest 10%)

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