IDEAS home Printed from https://ideas.repec.org/a/jes/wpaper/y2017v9i3p444-468.html
   My bibliography  Save this article

Improving digital competence in Romania: learning from the best

Author

Listed:
  • Mihaela BUICA

    () (PhD student at Academy of Economic Studies of Bucharest, Romania;)

  • Gabriela DRAGAN

    () (professor at Academy of Economic Studies of Bucharest, Romania;)

Abstract

The main objective of this paper is to analyse and understand the factors which constantly position Romania on the last places of the European digital rankings, especially at the Human Capital/Digital skills indicators and, secondary, to raise awareness concerning the necessity of increasing digital competences in Romania. The paper provides a comparison among Romania and other three European countries, better positioned on the European ranking, namely Germany, Poland and Denmark. The paper concludes that the level of preparedness of the human capital with digital competence has played a crucial role in assuring the success of the European industry. Learning from the better positioned countries on the European digital ranking can be a solution for Romania in increasing its performance and maintaining a valuable role in the European industry framework.

Suggested Citation

  • Mihaela BUICA & Gabriela DRAGAN, 2017. "Improving digital competence in Romania: learning from the best," CES Working Papers, Centre for European Studies, Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, vol. 9(3), pages 444-468, October.
  • Handle: RePEc:jes:wpaper:y:2017:v:9:i:3:p:444-468
    as

    Download full text from publisher

    File URL: http://ceswp.uaic.ro/articles/CESWP2017_IX3_BUI.pdf
    Download Restriction: no
    ---><---

    References listed on IDEAS

    as
    1. Riina Vuorikari & Yves Punie & Stephanie Carretero Gomez & Godelieve Van Den Brande, 2016. "DigComp 2.0: The Digital Competence Framework for Citizens. Update Phase 1: the Conceptual Reference Model," JRC Working Papers JRC101254, Joint Research Centre (Seville site).
    Full references (including those not matched with items on IDEAS)

    Citations

    Citations are extracted by the CitEc Project, subscribe to its RSS feed for this item.
    as


    Cited by:

    1. Balacescu Aniela, 2019. "Strategic Thinking In Macedonian Family Businesses: Perceptions And Practices," Annals - Economy Series, Constantin Brancusi University, Faculty of Economics, vol. 1, pages 79-85, February.

    Most related items

    These are the items that most often cite the same works as this one and are cited by the same works as this one.
    1. Tõnis Mets & Jack Holbrook & Siim Läänelaid, 2021. "Entrepreneurship Education Challenges for Green Transformation," Administrative Sciences, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 11(1), pages 1-13, February.
    2. Cristina Sánchez-Cruzado & Raúl Santiago Campión & Mª Teresa Sánchez-Compaña, 2021. "Teacher Digital Literacy: The Indisputable Challenge after COVID-19," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 13(4), pages 1-29, February.

    Corrections

    All material on this site has been provided by the respective publishers and authors. You can help correct errors and omissions. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:jes:wpaper:y:2017:v:9:i:3:p:444-468. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Alupului Ciprian). General contact details of provider: https://edirc.repec.org/data/csjesro.html .

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If CitEc recognized a reference but did not link an item in RePEc to it, you can help with this form .

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your RePEc Author Service profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.

    IDEAS is a RePEc service hosted by the Research Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis . RePEc uses bibliographic data supplied by the respective publishers.