New markets and new jobs

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Author: Spiezia, Vincenzo


This report was prepared in support of Panel 4.1 'New market and new jobs' of the OECD Ministerial Meeting on the Digital Economy, held on 21-23 June 2016 in Cancun, Mexico. [It] provides new evidence on the effects of digital technologies on labour demand and discusses key policies to foster employment in the digital economy. The digital economy has the potential to enhance productivity, income and social well-being. It is creating job opportunities in new markets and increasing employment in some existing occupations. As digital technologies enable the production of more goods and...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Technology; Employment; Labour market; Policy; Equity

Keywords: OECD country; Technological change; Workplace change; Labour demand; Employability; Quality of working life; Promotion of employment; Employment creation; Social inclusion; Policy implications

Published: Paris, France: OECD, 2016

Physical description: 33 p.

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Also called: New markets and new jobs: 2016 Ministerial Meeting on the Digital Economy background report

Date: 21-23 June 2016

Place: Cancun, Mexico

Series: OECD digital economy papers; no. 255

ISSN: 2071-6826 (online)

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Resource type: Report

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Call number: TD/TNC 124.1118

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