Economy Digitalization Can Trigger Unemployment Boost, Measures Should Be Taken - Medvedev

Economy Digitalization Can Trigger Unemployment Boost, Measures Should Be Taken - Medvedev

Digitalization of economy creates risks of unemployment level boost, which should be countered, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday.

MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik - 06th December, 2018) Digitalization of economy creates risks of unemployment level boost, which should be countered, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said on Thursday.

"In some cases, the introduction of modern digital technologies really means a change in employment positions numbers ...

The digitalization-related challenge creates this kind of problems," Medvedev said in an interview with Russian tv channels.

He emphasized that digitalization was not only a blessing, but also a huge challenge that the global community, including Russia, currently faced.

"We should make effort so that digital brings more positive things that negative things," Medvedev concluded.

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