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Jan Büchel / Barbara Engels in European Liberal Forum External Publication 4. July 2022 The Importance of the Data Economy for Europe’s Digital Strategic Autonomy

European companies need to have the ability to store, process, use, and share data securely and autonomously, for example by using cloud services based on agreed quality standards, values, and legislation.

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The Importance of the Data Economy for Europe’s Digital Strategic Autonomy
Jan Büchel / Barbara Engels in European Liberal Forum External Publication 4. July 2022

The Importance of the Data Economy for Europe’s Digital Strategic Autonomy

German Economic Institute (IW) German Economic Institute (IW)

European companies need to have the ability to store, process, use, and share data securely and autonomously, for example by using cloud services based on agreed quality standards, values, and legislation.

A survey conducted in autumn 2021 of 1,002 German companies from the industrial and industry-related services sectors shows that 71 per cent of companies in Germany are not data economy ready, while for 73 per cent data sharing does not play any role. The survey results show that the potential of the European data economy has not been well exploited, weakening Europe’s digital strategic autonomy.

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The Importance of the Data Economy for Europe’s Digital Strategic Autonomy
Jan Büchel / Barbara Engels in European Liberal Forum External Publication 4. July 2022

The Importance of the Data Economy for Europe’s Digital Strategic Autonomy

German Economic Institute (IW) German Economic Institute (IW)

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An Analysis of Employment Effects
Andrea Hammermann /Roschan Monsef / Oliver Stettes IW-Report No. 55 20. October 2023

KI and the Labor Market: An Analysis of Employment Effects

It has been about ten years since Frey and Osborne's study on the automation risks of occupations in the USA fuelled the debate on the end of work due to digitalisation worldwide. Since then, numerous scientific studies have been published to examine the ...

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Stefanie Seele / Oliver Stettes IW-Trends No. 4 20. October 2023

Do the Employees Affected by Digitisation Change Establishments More Frequently or Do They Become Unemployed More Often?

Concerns that the increasing use of technology in routine occupations could lead to job losses seem to have so far proved unfounded.

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