Migration Potential in the New Independent States (Baltic and CIS countries)
The dynamism of migration flows in the 1990s and in
In 2006 Russia also adopted the State Program to help the compatriots abroad to voluntarily return home. However, it should have been worked out as early as in 1990s. More than that, any program should be implemented within
We cannot let the migration process take its course. The
This way, it is impossible to work out Russia's migration policy and, more than that, to control very complicated migration processes without the qualitative situation analysis.
The goal of the project is to assess the NIS migration potential, the opportunities and conditions of increasing Russia's labor resources.
The tasks of the projects are:
- to work out the methods of the study «Migration potential in the New Independent States (CIS and Baltic states)«;
- to determine the capacity of the migration potential for Russia;
- to determine the social and demographic characteristics (age, ethnic origin, education, etc) of the migration potential;
- to determine the main donor countries of Russia in the CIS and Baltic states;
- to determine the reasons why migrants come back to Russia.
The project is managed by Leonid Rybakovsky, economist, professor, head of the Center for Geopolitical Studies of the Institute of Social and Political Studies under the Russian Academy of Sciences.