The readiness assessment regarding labor migration of the new working-class youth

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The article is devoted to the study of labor mobility and the possibility of using systematic sociological data so as to gauge the readiness for labor migration of the working youth. The purpose of this work is to construct a methodology (logical index) and assess the readiness level of labor migration of the new working-class youth of the Ural Federal District (UFD). The study object is working youth (15-29 years old), employed in the sphere of industry and in the field of services. Based on the cluster analysis of data from a mass questionnaire survey (which was conducted in the Ural Federal District in 2018), the gender, the industry and territorial specifics of the readiness level concerning labor migration of three social types of the working youth – “the earning ones”, “the surviving ones” and “the adapted ones”, have been analysed. According to the results of the study, it is definite that the most quantified readiness regarding labor migration is among the rural youth of the social type “the surviving ones”, among young women of the social type “the earning ones”, as well as among the working youth employed in the service sector (regardless of their social type). The results can be used by public authorities in order to to gauge the readiness level of labor migration in the particular region and to develop regional targeted programs concerning the effective use of labor resources.

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Tatiana V. Gavrilyuk

Industrial University of Tyumen

Author for correspondence.
ORCID iD: 0000-0003-3396-0959

Cand. Sci. (Soc.), Associate Professor, Senior Researcher, The Center for Advanced Research and Innovation

Russian Federation, 38, ul. Volodarskogo, Tyumen, 625000, Russian Federation

Vladislav Yu. Bocharov

Samara National Research University

ORCID iD: 0000-0002-3915-2189

Candidate of Sociological Sciences, Associate Professor

Russian Federation, 34, Moskovskoe Shosse (St.), Samara, 443086, Russian Federation


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