Dr. Viacheslav Konstantinov

Viacheslav Konstantinov

Research Associate, Children's Team (Family Group)

Children and Youth

Research associate, Children’s Team, Family Group, the Myers-JDC-Brookdale Institute (MJB), Israel’s leading center for applied social research.

Viacheslav Konstantinov has worked at MJB since 1995. His primary research areas are: programs to improve the scholastic achievements of children and youth, and avert dropout, the integration into school and work of youth and young adults from diverse population groups (e.g., youth from the former Soviet Union and Ethiopia, ultra-Orthodox, Arabs, Druze and Bedouin). In addition, he serves as a consultant in statistics and in independent research on the integration of Soviet immigrants into Israeli society (especially as regards education, employment and political behavior). He is highly experienced in statistical analysis, particularly in SPSS (including large files of the Ministry of Education and the Central Bureau of Statistics).

Viacheslav holds a BA and MA in statistics from the Leningrad (St. Petersburg) University of Economics, and a PhD in contemporary Jewry (the demography and sociology of Jews) from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

He can be contacted at viaches@jdc.org or by telephone at 972-2-655-7447.

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Journal Articles

Goldblat, E., Rivkin, D., & Konstantinov, V. (2020). Associations between ethnicity, place of residence, hearing status of family and habilitation of children with hearing impairment. Israel Journal of Health Policy Research 936.  doi.org/10.1186/s13584-020-00394-1

Konstantinov, V. (2015). The professional mobility of FSU immigrants in Israel, 1990–2010. Research in Jewish Demography and Identity, 169-196.

Konstantinov, V. (2002). Soviet Jewish scientific personnel, 1920s-1980s: A statistical analysis. Jews in Eastern Europe1-2(47-48), 54-84.

Konstantinov, V. (2000). The socio-economic structure of the Jewish population of the USSR from the 1960s to the 1980s. Jews in Eastern Europe3(43), 47-77.

Konstantinov, V. (1998). Higher education and the Jews in Stalin’s last years. Jews in Eastern Europe2(36), 33-53.

Konstantinov, V. (1995). Aliya of the 1990s from the former Soviet Union: A socio-demographic analysis. Jews in Eastern Europe27(2), 5-26.

Konstantinov, V. (1991). The Jewish population of the USSR on the eve of the great exodus. Jews and Jewish Topics in the Soviet Union and Eastern Europe3(16), 5-23.

Book Chapters

Itzkovitch-Malka, R., & Konstantinov, V. (2017). In M. Shamir & G. Rahat (Eds.), Immigrants from the former Soviet  Union and Israeli politics: At a crossroads. The elections in Israel 2015 (pp. 115-137). New York: Routledge.

Konstantinov, V. (2008). The immigration from the former Soviet Union and the elections in Israel, 1992–2006: Is a “Third Israel” being created? In A. Asher, & M. Shamir (Eds.), The elections in Israel 2006 (pp. 103-134). New York: Routledge.