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Economic and Professional Subjective Welfare of Scientific and Pedagogical Workers in Modern University

Economic and Professional Subjective Welfare of Scientific and Pedagogical Workers in Modern University

Journal of Economic Regulation, , Vol. 10 (no. 4),

The article presents the results of the subjective well-being study of a certain social and professional group – scientific and pedagogical workers of modern universities. The results of a survey of 750 scientific and pedagogical workers of universities in the Southern Federal District and North-Caucasian Federal District, as well as 10 federal universities of Russia, with a focus on identifying the importance of subjective well-being factors of higher education teachers, are presented and the contribution of materialism and post-materialism to this phenomenon is revealed. The conclusion is drawn about the relationship of well-being in the field of scientific and pedagogical activity with indicators of satisfaction with life, social relations, and emotional involvement of teachers in professional activities. The results are interpreted in a interdisciplinary studies methodological framework of positive psychology, sociology, institutional and behavioral economics.


Keywords: subjective well-being; professional well-being factors; scientific and pedagogical workers

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