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Igor Shichkin, Associate Professor of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics participated in the 11th Annual International scientific meeting of the members of the European Community for monitoring of regional labour markets
23 August
Science news

On August 18-19, 2016 in the Lapland University (Rovaniemi, Finland) held the 11th Annual International scientific meeting of the members of the European Community for monitoring of regional labour markets (ENRLMM).

  

Within the first day of the meeting Igor Shichkin, Ph.D. of Economics and Associate Professor of Academic Department of Labor Economics of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics together with his Russian colleagues made a report:"The impact of digital technologies on the Russian labor market" during which the following issues were presented: Russian electronics resources, applied software, the Internet platforms, portals and interactive services for social and labor relations optimization, and  regulation of employment on national and regional labour markets.

 

After the completion of the plenary session I. Shichkin took part in the working group conference on the issue:"The digital revolution (evolution) and its impact on labour: opportunities and challenges for monitoring regional and local labour markets". The keynote of the debates of the working group made the thesis about the growing role of digital technology in the workforce and the increasing interconnectedness digitalization and socio-economic development of the States.

 

The 11th Annual International scientific meeting of the European Community for monitoring of regional labour markets has allowed to analyze and assess the levels of digitalization of the employment sector in different parts of the world, and also acted as a platform for sharing the best practices of use of digital technologies in research, monitoring, prediction and forecasting of labour market and labour processes. During the scientific meeting have identified issues and challenges most relevant to regional labour markets in terms of the digital revolution, and identifies opportunities and prospects for the development and use of digital technologies in the workplace..

 

In the two-day event the European Community monitoring of the regional markets involved more than 100 researchers, businessmen and public figures from more than 20 countries. According to the results of the 11th Annual International scientific meeting, a collection of scientific papers was published.