Dataset on Digital Literacy and Remote Work amid the COVID-19 Crisis in Russia and Several Countries Across the World

Published: 16 November 2020| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/jnzv695kp6.1


To create a dataset, data from a sociological survey (original survey) conducted by the All-Russian Public Opinion Research Center (VTsIOM) and Social Business Group LLC (SBG) [2] were collected and combined into a single Microsoft Excel table on May 15, 2020, and data from official corporate and household statistics in Russia and a number of countries around the world, in particular, the Republic of Kereya, Japan, Great Britain, Finland, Germany, Sweden, Canada, Estonia, France, the United States, the Czech Republic and Italy on the digital economy in 2020 ., formed before the start of the pandemic (at the end of 2019). This made it possible to form a database of empirical data to study the prospects and the actual level of digitalization of the labor market under the influence of the COVID-19 pandemic and crisis in 2020.


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All dataset materials are presented on one common Microsoft Excel sheet. Top left shows the results of a sociological survey conducted in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and crisis in 2020. Top-middle shows official corporate and household statistics for 2020. Top-right shows international statistics for 2020. Bottom shows the digital communication indicators calculated by the authors. literacy and telecommuting in the context of the COVID-19 crisis: 1) the index of risk of loss of work by the population and the loss of personnel by business due to a lack of digital skills, a fraction of 1; 2) the index of social stress due to the need for new digital skills when switching to remote work in a crisis, a fraction of 1; 3) Index of prospects for reducing social risks in the event of future crises through robotization, shares from 1. Indicators calculated before a pandemic and in a pandemic.


Rossijskij ekonomiceskij universitet imeni G V Plehanova, Moskovskij gosudarstvennyj institut mezdunarodnyh otnosenij MID Rossii


Economics, Econometrics