Studies on Russian Economic Development

, Volume 26, Issue 2, pp 198–203 | Cite as

Impact of migration on the labor market in Moscow: The Muscovite perspective

Sociological Surveys


The article is written based on the project of the Center for Migration Research, carried out in 2013 with the support of the Office of the Commissioner for Human Rights in Moscow project “Protecting the Rights of Muscovites in Mass Migration.” Data from the quantitative survey (conducted in the summer of 2013 with a sample size of 800 respondents, i.e., 600 people in Moscow and 200 migrant workers), and expert interviews, focus groups with Moscow employers, as well as official statistic were used. The study assessed the attitudes of Muscovites to both external and internal migrants from regions of Russia.


Labor Market Migrant Worker RUSSIAN Economic Development Migrant Labor Domestic Worker 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Social Analysis and Prediction at the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public AdministrationMoscowRussia

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