Human Capital in the Digital Economy Format
Roman Aleshko1, Lyudmila Petrova2, Elena Ivanova3, Alexandra Plotnikova4, Mikhail Melnikov5, Vitaliy Antonov6

1R.A. Aleshko, Northern (Arctic) Federal University, Arkhangelsk, Russia
2L.I. Petrova, Altai State University, Barnaul, Barnaul, Russian Federation.
3E.A. Ivanova, Don State Technical University, Rostov-on-don, Russian Federation
4A.V. Plotnikova, South-West State University, Kursk, Russian Federation
5M.S. Melnikov, Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Moscow, Russian Federation
6V.S. Antonov, Kazan Innovative University Named after V.G. Timiryasov, Kazan, Russian Federation
Manuscript received on September 23, 2019. | Revised Manuscript received on October 15, 2019. | Manuscript published on October 30, 2019. | PP: 7517-7523 | Volume-9 Issue-1, October 2019 | Retrieval Number: A2201109119/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.A2201.109119
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Abstract: Purpose: Consideration of the main directions of development of information and communication technologies, as well as the impact of digital competencies on economic growth in the new conditions. Design / Methodology / Approach: This study uses statistical and monographic methods, as well as a survey method. Findings. The study showed that in agricultural production in the current conditions, digital technologies are actively used. This is evidenced by the use of unmanned aerial vehicles, the use of digital platforms and much more. Along with this, the labor market was not ready to offer specialists with knowledge and skills in the field of agricultural production and digital technologies. Practical implications: The problems discussed in the article indicate an urgent need to develop a mechanism for training specialists for the agricultural industry with digital skills. Originality / value: The authors define the concept of the digital economy, and also reveal the essence of the factors affecting its development.
Keywords: Digital economy, agriculture, human capital, competencies, skills, hard skills, soft skills.