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Problems and Prospects of Social Security System Development in the Digital Economy

Journal: Herald of the Economic Sciences of Ukraine (Vol.39, No. 2)

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Page : 80-88

Keywords : digitalization; social and labor relations; employment; precariat; social risk; social security; social insurance.;

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The article is devoted to finding ways to solve the problems of transformation of social and labor relations in the digital economy. The article considers the problems of the functioning of the social security and social insurance system due to the rapid spread of new forms of employment, the reduction of the share of employees – payers of social insurance contributions. The norms of international labor law set forth in the ILO conventions on the minimum standards of social security and the preservation of rights in the field of social security are analyzed. It is substantiated that the proliferation of distance employment forms, new forms of employment in the economy of digital platforms in a globalization context, increase the importance of international agreements and legal interstate documents in the field of labor relations. Perspective directions of development of the social insurance system as an effective mechanism of counteraction to social risks are investigated. The content and advantages of well-known social security systems, in particular, social insurance, universal access, insurance savings funds, individual private accounts, responsibilities for enterprises, social assistance are revealed. The necessity of developing the concept of reforming the social security system in Ukraine in the conditions of digital development is substantiated, the constituent concepts and perspective directions of reforming the system are offered.

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