On 10 November, the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development released its ‘Transition Report 2021-22 – System Upgrade: Delivering the Digital Dividend’. The report explores how economies in the EBRD regions can deliver the digital dividend, both during the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond.
Building on rich sources of data, it introduces a new index of digital transformation and highlights digital divides across and within countries. The report looks at how addressing these divides will be vital to the success of economies.
The research found that while employees were keen to embrace remote working, they did not expect their employers to allow it, partly because of a lack of interpersonal trust, which is relatively low in the EBRD regions.
The study also features 37 country assessments which can be accessed through the special map.
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