ASEAN in transformation: the future of jobs at risk of automation

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Author: Chang, Jae-Hee; Huynh, Phu


The world is experiencing an unprecedented acceleration in technological advancement and implementation. Indeed, profound shifts are taking place - entire sectors are accommodating these innovations, rendering several human-performed occupations redundant. In the near future, these positions may be eliminated entirely. At the same time, other jobs are experiencing a rapid increase in demand, and some occupations are revising the skill sets they traditionally require. This report seeks to understand the implication of computerized technology for five Asian economies - Cambodia, Indonesia,...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Technology; Employment; Labour market; Outcomes; Skills and knowledge; Industry

Keywords: Future; Technological change; Skills mismatch; Enterprise; Employers; Employees

Geographic subjects: Asia; Cambodia; Indonesia; Philippines; Thailand; Vietnam

Published: Geneva, Switzerland: ILO, 2016

Physical description: x, 35 p.

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Also called: Association of Southeast Asian Nations in transformation: the future of jobs at risk of automation

ISBN: 9789221309659

The paper forms part of the ILO Bureau for Employers' Activities (ACT/EMP) research project on the future of work and how technology is transforming jobs and enterprises in the ASEAN region. Papers from this project are indexed at TD/TNC 125.72 and from TD/TNC 126.82 to TD/TNC 126.86.

Resource type: Working paper

Document number: TD/TNC 126.86

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