The highlights of the issue
- Analytics of contemporary processes: A. Moskovskaya “When poverty is more important than inequality: shifts and changes of the context”; Yu. Parfenova “Social stock exchanges: the first international experience”.
- Russian news: Continuation of the work on the projected law on social entrepreneurship, the first forum of the All-Russian Association of the Blind, etc.
- International news: World competition of the leaders of social entrepreneurship of Schwab foundation, improvement of the Law on social value in Great Britain and other issues.
- Cases: Social enterprises for city life.
Article of A. Moskovskaya “When is poverty more important than inequality? The difference of interpretations and the situation in Russia”
This article is a response to recent interview of new minister of Economics of Russia Maxim Oreshkin to Kommersant daily, in which the minister associated lowering barriers for the economic growth in Russia with overcoming poverty and lack of human resources. Alongside, he claimed that the problem of poverty is more relevant to the Russian economy than that of inequality.In her article, Moskovskaya A. offers five variants of response to the question what is more relevant – poverty or inequality, depending on socio-economic and political context of a certain country, the relevance of the Russian situation to each variant is discussed..