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.

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This article gives an in depth discussion on the recent development of unemployment insurance in the United States, especially for platform workers. As COVID-19 keeps people indoors, delivery and other contract workers are more visible...

The report analyses the policies of major platform firms in the face of the COVID-19 crisis. The pandemic has brought into sharp relief the precarious nature of platform work, and the risks that platform workers on the frontlines of the...

Airbnb has received one billion US dollar from Silver Lake and Six Street Partners during the COVID-19 pandemic to compensate its users, especially for the cancelled booking. With the help of the new funds, the company wants to...

This article investigated the response of online labour markets to the COVID-19 pandemic and realised that the downscaling effect might be dominating over the distancing effect: demand for online work diminishes, as companies are facing...

This study identifies platform workers based on characteristics of their work arrangements and how these are reported in tax data. It introduces a definition of platform work specific to the way work arrangements are reported in the...

Until now, the political discussion on platform work and its implications for workers has largely focused on daily one-off services such as transportation, household services or online click-work. However, platform work is also gaining...

On 4 March 2020, the French Supreme Court rendered a new decision on the legal classification of the agreement existing between Uber and one of its drivers, corresponding to its previous ruling in the Take Eat Easy case. The Court has...

The general objective of this paper is to provide reflection elements for the public debate on the labour impacts of digital economy. The content has been structured as follows. Firstly, digitalisation and its main effects in the world...

A group of Deliveroo riders in Valencia, Spain sued Deliveroo for misclassifying them as self-employed workers. On 10 June 2019, the Valencia court ruled that Deliveroo wrongly hired 97 riders as self-employed contractors instead of as...

The Social Court No. 19 of Madrid has estimated the lawsuit filed by the General Treasury of Social Security against Roodfoods Spain SL ('Deliveroo') and declares that the plaintiffs (food delivery people at home, commonly known as '...

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