Assistance to families with children in Russia
an assessment of demographic efficiency

Archangelskiy V.N.

Cand. Sci. (Econ.), Head of the Sector at the Center for Population Problems Studies at the Economic Faculty of the Moscow State University; Leading Researcher of the International Research Laboratory for Demography and Human Capital, Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration, Moscow, Russia

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Archangelskiy V.N. Assistance to families with children in Russia: an assessment of demographic efficiency. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2015. No 3. P. 56-64


The paper is based on results of a 2013 sociological survey aimed at assessing effectiveness of recent measures in demographic policies. It is found that most effective are federal maternity (family) capital, greater subsidies to families with children up to 1,5 year, regional maternity capital and allocation of land parcels to families with three and more children. Effect of the above assistance measures depends on the fact whether the new born is first, second, third etc. child in the family.

birth rate; demographic policies; assistance for families with children; maternity (family) capital
Content No 3, 2015