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Article |  12/29/2020Henrik Lönnqvist, Minna Salorinne

Digitalisation and the future of work – what changes are on the horizon for Helsinki area labour markets?

Jobs are lost to automation all over the world, but new jobs and occupations are also created through technology. The authors of this article estimate that around 22 per cent of all jobs in Helsinki are at high risk to be replaced by 2030.

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Long-term unemployment at a record high, but light at the end of the tunnel

The rates of employment and unemployment in Helsinki have seen considerable variation between 1987 and 2016, the period examined in this article. At the end of 2016, the trend in unemployment has finally taken a turn for the better after a long difficult period. However, long-term unemployment remains at a record high.

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