The spread of digital technology into every area of life has caused the datafication of the economy and society, as the actions of people, companies, machines and even nature leave a lasting data footprint.
Higher education has a value for individuals, the economy, and the whole of society. People are motivated to invest in higher education because they expect greater welfare in the future through higher income and the better quality of life that that allows, and also intellectual enrichment and a more varied life.
The current report focuses on the future of higher education in Estonia. The importance of human capital in the knowledge economy has promoted the debates about the role, size, and financing of higher education to the core of academic and political debates.
Mobility and the options for mobility are tightly linked with how we live our lives. We move to go to work, to study or to make use of our leisure time. The future of mobility can be seen in the broadest sense of how and where people live their lives, or more narrowly as the day-to-day mobility choices made within the existing system.
Foresight Centre developed three scenarios about the impact of the virus crises on the Estonian economy untill 2030.
Estonian regional policy has set out to implement the potential based on regional identity. So far, however, this has not been able to reverse the increasing concentration of economic activities into metropolitan regions.