Digital industry and manufacturing automation: impact on employment

Keywords: employment, unemployment, digital transformations, industry, automation.


The aim of article. The digital industry (Industry 4.0, the fourth-generation industry) is developing - based on the digital transformation of the production sector. Countries must create a workforce ready for future infrastructure. This requires the cooperation of universities, government and industry, including initiatives aimed at training workers for the transforming productive sector. The pandemic has COVID-19 exacerbated the problem of employment. Methodology: it is necessary to study the problem of employment at the systemic level, with an analysis of the structural complexity and development of digital transformations. This article explores this problem for manufacturing enterprises, in particular the automotive industry. The Results and Conclusions present the results of the analysis and make forecasts.

Author Biography

Danil Alekseevich Zyukin, Kursk state agricultural Academy named after I.I. Ivanov.

Candidate of Economic sciences, Senior Researcher Kursk state agricultural Academy named after I.I. Ivanov.


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How to Cite
Zyukin, D. (2020). Digital industry and manufacturing automation: impact on employment. Personality Society, 1(2), 17-19.