Marijana Vidas-Bubanja
Alfa University, Faculty for Finance, Banking and Auditing, Belgrade, Serbia
Snežana Popovčić-Avrić
Metropolitan University, FEFA Faculty, Belgrade, Serbia
Iva Bubanja
Belgrade Business School, High School for Applied Studies, Belgrade, Serbia

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4th International Conference – ERAZ 2018 – KNOWLEDGE BASED SUSTAINABLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, Sofia- Bulgaria, June 7, 2018, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS published by: Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade, Serbia;  Faculty of Business Studies, Mediterranean University – Podgorica, Montenegro; University of National and World Economy – Sofia, Bulgaria; Faculty of Commercial and Business Studies – Celje, Slovenia; Faculty of Applied Management, Economics and Finance – Belgrade, Serbia, ISBN 978-86-80194-12-7


Talent and technology together will determine how the Fourth Industrial Revolution can be harnessed to deliver sustainable economic growth and innumerable benefits to society. In this paper we will try to examine the opportunities and challenges of information-communication technologies (ICT) and Internet for women population from the gender gap perspective. It is evident that technological change has a significant impact on job creation and displacement, skills gaps, education and gender gaps. Preparing talent for this new world will be the key for full use of ICT potentials for development purposes. This will require breaking down old relations between education systems and labour markets, agile approaches to regulation, new forms of public-private collaboration, and new norms and values granting equal gender possibilities.

Key words

Information-communication technologies, gender, equality, knowledge, development


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