Platform economy database

Eurofound’s platform economy database provides information on publications, articles, court cases, initiatives and other outputs related to platform work, or those forms of work that are organised and mediated through online platforms (websites and apps). This resource provides metadata for each entry, such as the name of the author, year of publication, whether it concerns an open access or subscription-based material, a brief description of the content and where available a web link to a source from which eligible users may access content.

Research carried out prior to the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union on 31 January 2020, and published subsequently, may include data relating to the 28 EU Member States. Following this date, research only takes into account the 27 EU Member States (EU28 minus the UK), unless specified otherwise.

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The emergence of digital platforms has led to diversified forms of employment. Such changes can meet the aspirations of workers who are seeking autonomy, while may weaken the stability of some employees. The current legislative...

This article reviews the growth of new forms of employment, which are the employment relations not under an open-ended or full-time basis. Technical change has not created the growth of new forms of employment but has driven its...

This paper has been prepared for the Peer Review on ‘Platform Work’ within the framework of the Mutual Learning Programme. It provides a comparative assessment of the policy example of the host country (Germany) and the situation in...

This paper has been prepared for the Peer Review on ‘Platform Work’ within the framework of the Mutual Learning Programme. It provides a comparative assessment of the policy example of the host country (Germany) and the situation in the...

The Peer Review, hosted by the German Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs (BMAS) in the context of the German EU Council Presidency, focused on the improvement of labour conditions and access to social protection for platform workers...

This resolution addresses digital labour platforms, but not digital marketplaces, search engines or social media. Labour platforms are online platforms that provide for individuals, organisations or companies to get in touch with other...

Over three million people – one in ten of the UK workforces – now face insecurity at work. Not only do they often face uncertainty about their working hours, they also miss out on rights and protections that many of us take for granted...

This report presents the final findings from research carried out between March 2018 and December 2019 according to the objectives of the ‘new employment forms and challenges to industrial relations - NEWEFIN’. The report focuses on the...

This report presents and analyses the legal and societal context related to the rise of new forms of employment in Germany, focusing on changes in regulation from 2007 to the present and on the consequences for social partners and...

This country report on Belgium will try to answer several research questions put forward in the research project New Employment Forms and Challenges to Industrial Relations (NEWEFIN). In the period November 2018 to January 2019, a total...