Studying Gig Economy Workers’ Decisions – Wharton Prof. Gad Allon at Global Forum London

>>There’s a whole new economy out there called the gig economy, driven primarily by the fact that all of us have a mobile device, by excess amount of data that all firms have, and driven primarily by new platforms that allow for a perfect match between supply and demand. And when I say supply, it means supply for […]

The Rise of the Gig Economy and the Challenges for U.S. Workers

One of the biggest changes in our labor market over the last ten years or so has been the rise of what we might call alternative work arrangements. Roughly eight percent of the workforce worked as contract workers, working on-call, working in the gig economy back in 2005. Ten years later, that percentage has doubled. That’s an exciting […]