Digital Work

How Older Workers Can Participate in the Modern Labor Market

EconPol Forum
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Older employees can catch up on digital skills through appropriate training. Two-thirds of the international differences can be explained by differences in the extent to which countries invest in equipping this group with digital skills. “Older workers with digital skills have much better employment opportunities, earn higher wages, and cannot be replaced so easily by technology,” says Oliver Falck, Director of the ifo Center for Industrial Organization and New Technologies.