Shkurkin, Anatoly Mikhailovich – Professor of the Faculty of Philosophy at the Far Eastern State Transport University; Senior Research Officer of the Institute of Complex Analysis of the Regional Problems, the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Science.
Okul, Irina Innokentyevna – Chief specialist of the Administration of the State Service on Employment, the Government of the Khabarovsk Kray.
Shutova, Polina Anatolyevna – Post Graduate Student of the Far Eatsern State Transport University.
The authors consider the interaction between the institutional and the external environment of the labor market of the region on the basis of the institutional theory of market relations. The analysis of the processes of emergence of systemic asymmetries in the labor market is accomplished by examples from the Russian Far East. The research reveals the specific features of the demographic factor within the labor market as a system and the influence of the demographic factor on the formation of the regional specificity of social filters.
Key words: region, institutional environment, labor market, social filters, social institutions, demographic factors, asymmetries of the labor market, the Russian Far East.