The future of work: new forms of employment in the Eastern Partnership countries: platform work


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Author: Gineikyte, Vaida; Graaf, Loes van der


The study investigates changing patterns of work triggered by digitalisation in the six Eastern Partnership (EaP) countries: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine. It aims in particular to fill the knowledge gaps on emerging platform work in the region, both web-based and on-location. The report aims to trigger a wider reflection on policy implications arising from the new trends in online labour and skills demand and changes in work organisation. The assessment considers possible measures to mitigate challenges and foster opportunities (digital access), protect...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Employment; Labour market; Skills and knowledge; Technology; Policy

Keywords: Gig economy; Technological change; Work organisation; Trend; Economic conditions; Labour demand; Employment creation; Skill needs; Job skill; Digital skills; Soft skills; Skill development; Regulation; Career guidance; Competition; Employment security; Quality of working life; Policy implications

Geographic subjects: Europe; Asia; Central Asia; Azerbaijan; Ukraine; Belarus; Moldova; Georgia

Published: Turin, Italy: European Training Foundation, 2021

Physical description: 119 p. (report) + 10 p. (summary note) + 1 infographic + 5 country profiles

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The country profiles were authored by Vardan Baghdasaryan (Armenia), Narmina Gasimova and Nigar Islamli (Azerbaijan), Jekatyerina Dunajeva (Belarus), Murtaz Kvirkvaia (Georgia), Roman Ivanov Eduard Gurin (Moldova), Oleksandra Betliy (Ukraine).

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Document number: TD/TNC 144.154

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