Pension Practices of Russian Younger Generation

  • O. VlasovaEmail author
  • I. Chebykina
  • V. Kuimov
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 138)


The article is devoted to the formation of pension practices of Russian younger generation. The article pays a special attention to the necessary conceptualization of the concepts of “practice retirement” and “retirement behavior of the youth.” Based on the results of empirical research carried out in line with the qualitative and quantitative strategy, the authors identify groups of young generation of Russians focused on different models of pension behavior. One of the most represented groups of young people are “pension nihilists”, characterized by the denial of institutional and non-institutional norms of pension behavior, the lack of relevant ideas about the pension future.

According to the authors, the Central problems of the “pension issue” of Russian youth is distrust of the existing state and non-state pension investment system, the lack of formation of pension plans and strategies. The paper also presents such aspects of “pension problems” of young people as nihilistic attitudes of young people regarding the formation of future pensions, lack of confidence in the effectiveness of the current pension system in the Russian Federation and understanding the principles of its functioning, illusory ideas about their own pension future. Reproduction of negative pension practices of young people will undoubtedly adversely affect the functioning of the entire future national pension system.

The need to develop relevant measures aimed at improving the General level of pension culture of the younger generation is actualized.


Pension practices Youth Trust “Pension nihilism” 



The publication was supported by the grant of The Russian Foundation for basic research № 17-33-01088-OGN “Pension nihilism” of the younger generation of Russians as a social practice».


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Russian State Professional Pedagogical UniversityYekaterinburgRussia

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