Digital economy and Labour

There is no doubt that the Internet has brought about significant economic growth. Yet, in at least one area – the job market – automated tasks and a reduction in routine time for certain tasks has had an impact on jobs. Job losses have been experienced in some markets. However, there is broad consensus that this phenomenon – due the growth in the digital economy – is temporary and that the sector will reabsorb the damage with time.

More info at GIP DW:  Report from the Workshop on Digital Economy, Jobs and Multistakeholder Practices (WS 29).