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Frączkiewicz-Wronka Aldona (University of Economics in Katowice, Poland), Zrałek Maria (Humanitas University, Sosnowiec), Ostrowska Sabina (University of Economics in Katowice, Poland)
Title
Digital Exclusion of Seniors as a Barrier to Leading a Productive Life in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Source
Optimum : Economic Studies, 2023, nr 1 (111), s. 55-68, tab., bibliogr. s. 65-68
Keyword
Zarządzanie publiczne, Wykluczenie cyfrowe, Ludzie starsi, Edukacja
Public governance, Digital divide, Elderly people, Education
Note
JEL Classification: H40, H400, I24
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Abstract
Purpose - Analysis of the reasons for cyber exclusion of the elderly and a statistical illustration of this phenomenon in Poland Research method - Literature review, analysis of current statistical data, synthesis. Results - The introduction of modern ICT-based solutions can significantly help older people to remain independent and maintain a high quality of life. This is facilitated by strategic initiatives funded by the European Union, encouraging public units to take action to increase digital competences in society. Originality / value / implications / recommendations - Highlighting the role of public governance units in creating an ecosystem of support for building access to ICTs and increasing digital competence. (original abstract)
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ISSN
1506-7637
Language
eng
URI / DOI
http://dx.doi.org/10.15290/oes.2023.01.111.04
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