Slovakia - Economy vulnerable to technological development - February 28, 2019

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) warns that jobs in the country are more vulnerable towards technological changes, such as the further developments in robotisation, than anywhere else in the OECD. Because the economy concentrates on low-added value some 70% of the jobs can be jeopardized. The only way to oppose this development is by better education and an upscaling of the labour market. In recent times only 2.3% of GDP was spent on science and research, which is considered to be too little.

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer wdebacker@etui.org © ETUI


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