Entrepreneurship in the third age: data from Russia

Keywords: early entrepreneurship, third age, Russia, pre-retirement and retirement age, population aging, forecast


The purpose of the study was to analyze the features of early entrepreneurial activity in the third age, to assess the dynamics of its change in recent years in Russia and the projected values for the future. The study examined the advantages and disadvantages of early entrepreneurship in the age group, estimated its levels for the period from 2013 to 2018, compared business activity in Russia and a number of large economically developed countries, and proposed a forecast of the potential number of start-up entrepreneurs, taking into account current trends. The results of surveys conducted during the Global monitoring of entrepreneurship and the corresponding national report on Russia, as well as official information from the Federal state statistics service, reflecting the population size by age groups and demographic forecast, were used as initial data for the study.

Author Biographies

I. S. Pinkovetskaia, Ulyanovsk State University, Ulyanovsk, Russia

PhD, Associate Professor, Ulyanovsk State University, Ulyanovsk, Russia


Y. V. Nuretdinova, Ulyanovsk State University, Russia

PhD, Associate Professor, Ulyanovsk State University, Russia

A. A. Navasardyan, Ulyanovsk State Agrarian University named after P.A. Stolypin

PhD, Associate Professor, Ulyanovsk State Agrarian University named after P.A. Stolypin


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How to Cite
Pinkovetskaia, I., Nuretdinova, Y., & Navasardyan, A. (2020). Entrepreneurship in the third age: data from Russia. Amazonia Investiga, 9(27), 165-172. https://doi.org/10.34069/AI/2020.27.03.17