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Social Parameters of the Economy in January-September 2020: Incomes of Population and Labor Market

Olga I. Izryadnova – Head of Structural Policy Department of the Gaidar Institute; Leading Researcher of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Candidate of Economic Sciences (Moscow, Russia). Е-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Maria V. Kazakova – Deputy Director of Science at the Center for Regional Policy of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Candidate of Economic Sciences (Moscow, Russia). Е-mail: kazakova @ranepa.ru

Nadezhda P. Volovik – Head of Foreign Trade Department of the Gaidar Institute; Senior Researcher of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (Moscow, Russia). Е-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The central issue of overcoming social isolation fallout during the coronavirus pandemic is the development of measures for support of the living standard of population and reduction in unemployment risks.

At the period-end of January-September 2020, real disposable cash income decreased by 4.3% on the back of the growing total unemployment rate up to 6.3%. Dominating role of earned income in the income structure of the population coupled with increased importance of labor market regulation and laying groundwork for productive employment of the population were observed. Crisis feature on the labor market in current year is determined by high localization of employed in the segment of small and medium-sized enterprises and individual entrepreneurship.

The article was written on the basis of the RANEPA state assignment research programme.

Key words: social parameters, incomes of population, labor market, unemployment rate, relief measures for business, coronavirus.