2.3.2 Institutions as Factors of Accumulation and Preservation of Human Capital: Contemporary and Historical Evidence
Context of Research Project within a Subject of Human Capital
Institutions influence socio-economic development by having an impact on the use and accumulation of development resources, primarily human potential.
The research project Institutions as Factors of Accumulation and Preservation of Human Capital: Contemporary and Historical Evidence will generate new theoretical and empirical knowledge and recommendations on improving the institutional conditions for the accumulation and realization of human potential as a factor in the development of the Russian economy and society.
Studying the influence of the institutional environment on the accumulation and conservation of human capital in modern realities and historical perspective
- Developing the theory of outsourcing of social services to commercial and non-profit enterprises, considering the motivation of employees and management, as well as the possibilities of state regulation and public control, developing recommendations on outsourcing of social services to organizations of various forms of management and ownership, considering the comparative advantages and disadvantages of such organizations
- Creating a database of international statistics for the analysis of morbidity and mortality in nursing homes during the coronavirus pandemic, depending on institutional factors, including the form of ownership
- Studying the division of labor between the state, the private sector and civil society in the conservation, reproduction and accumulation of human capital
- Studying the impact of institutional reforms on the provision of public goods and services of key importance for the accumulation of human capital
The research project has been implemented since 2021
The theory of outsourcing of social services to commercial and non-profit enterprises has been developed, considering the motivation of employees and management, as well as the possibilities of state regulation and public control, the conclusions of the theory have been interpreted in relation to nursing homes and other institutions of long-term care for the elderly
A database has been created to analyze the role of zemstvo reform in the accumulation of human capital in Russia, a pilot econometric analysis of institutional factors of human capital accumulation in the historical perspective and convergence factors in the provision of primary schools in the period from 1860-1913 has been carried out.
A comparative analysis of healthcare for the elderly in various countries of the world, as well as quality control systems for services in this industry and the ratio of quality in organizations of various forms of ownership has been carried out.
Econometric analysis of the influence of zemstvo on human capital in Russia in the period from 1860 to 1913 has been carried out: the influence of zemstvo institute on the literacy rate, the proportion of children receiving primary education, and convergence in the provision of schools between regions has been shown.
Zobernius N., Polishchuk L., Shagalov I.. Outsourcing of Social Services to the Non-Profit Sector: Economic Analysis // Voprosy ekonomiki, 2022, No. 2b pp. 95-119.
18th scientific seminar Institutional Care for the Elderly in the Era of the COVID-19 Pandemic from the cycle Active Longevity Policy and Pension Reforms: Russian and International experience (Moscow, Russia, October 28, 2021)
Seminar on Mathematical Economics of the CEMI RAS (Moscow, Russia, March 22, 2022)
Seminar of the HSE Center for Institutional Research (Moscow, Russia, April 21, 2022)