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.

Many firms are now asking how they can benefit from the new form of outsourcing labelled “crowdsourcing”. Like many other forms of outsourcing, crowdsourcing is now being “talked up” by a somewhat credulous trade press. However, the...

This paper investigates whether labour market rules are compatible with new operating tools for the matching between labour demand and supply that are available on the web. The virtual space hosts social platforms aimed at connecting...

IBM recently designed the vision of a radical crowd sourcing strategy that eliminates the majority of permanent employment in its own business. It will be replaced by the loose integration of a globally distributed ‘crowd’ of...

This chapter aims at discussing the European approach to regulating the so-called “collaborative economy”, by looking at the main legislative initiatives regarding this set of fast-growing digital companies. Despite the potential...

With fast-paced expansion, foodora comes to the forefront of the global food delivery market

1 August 2018 - The newsletter of the Danish trade union 3F confirms that the collective agreement it signed with cleaning platform Hilfr has entered into effect on 1 August and will run until the end of July 2019, unless both parties...

This article explores the relationships between satisfaction, trust and switching intention as well as repurchase intention in the Airbnb context. A theoretical framework is proposed regarding the relationship between trust,...

This book provides an in-depth commentary on the law of 22 May 2017, no. 81, commonly called "Statute of Autonomous Work and Agile Work", or, as the "Jobs Act of the Autonomous". The law no. 81 of 2017 presents features of...

In crowdsourcing systems, worker selection is a challenging issue. Researchers have advocated the incorporation of reputation management into crowdsourcing systems to address this issue. However, current reputation-based decisions often...

Many if not most markets with network externalities are two-sided. To succeed, platforms in industries such as software, portals and media, payment systems and the Internet, must "get both sides of the market on board." Accordingly,...

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