MEXICAN SOCIETY ISSUES

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) estimated that 14 percent of existing jobs could disappear in the next 15 to 20 years as a result of automation, a percentage that in Mexico would be a little higher. Another 32 percent is also likely to radically change as individual tasks are automated.

The Tecnológico de Monterrey joins the group of universities in issuing degrees by blockchain, being the first in Mexico to implement this cutting-edge technological initiative worldwide, which will facilitate the authenticity verification of students' academic credentials in real time, in a safe and reliable way through the Internet.

Mexico continues to be a young but aging country, as it decreases the population aged under 15 years, which decreased from 27.5 to 25.3 percent from 2014 to 2018, reported the National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI).

In Mexico, 45 percent of freelancers are moms, and 50 percent of them have a university education and work mainly in areas such as; writing, marketing, and programming, according to a study prepared by the company Workana.