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.

The development of recent years have led us to believe that behind the gig economy there is a hell of precariousness and no protection for workers. Too often, the news on the new platforms of so-called on-demand work are about abuse and...

The wise men will examine the article of the Thévenoud law which prohibits UberPop type services. But the time required to examine the law, a few months, is likely to appear long to the taxis which demonstrate Thursday in a context of...

The Tourism All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) has released its final report on the impact of the sharing economy on the UK tourism industry. The report recognises that sharing economy accommodation businesses can enhance tourism...

24 May 2018 - Insurer AXA and the transportation network company, Uber, announced the expansion of their partnership. Last year the two signed a deal aimed at strengthening the protection of independent workers using the ridesharing app...