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.

15 January 2018 (Brussels) - Despite demonstrations by Deliveroo couriers in Brussels, Liège, Antwerp, Malines and Ghent, the meal home-delivery platform, Deliveroo, boasted on Sunday that it had seen a “growth of 34% in the number of...

The report, released by the Office of the Inspector General for Social Affairs in France (IGAS), presents the first attempt in France to describe and analyze in detail the various social challenges related to collaborative platforms...

Platform, open/user innovation, and ecosystem strategies embrace and enable interactions with external entities. Firms pursuing these approaches conduct business and interact with environments differently than those pursuing traditional...

Over the past few years, the so-called platform economy, with Uber and Airbnb, has gained a foothold in Norway. Efficient and user-friendly technology has created excitement as well as concern. This report looks at the platform economy...

This online article advances some improvement proposals for the 'gig economy', with a focus on pay and working conditions. The suggestions are addressed not only to the “masters of algorithms,” but also to lawmakers, labor unions and,...

The paper, after giving an overview of recent labour trends in the digital economy, describes alternative working arrangements such as 'crowdworking' and 'work on-demand via platform'. The regulatory framework and the legal consequences...

The internet is empowering the rise of crowd work, gig work, and other forms of on–demand labor. A large and growing body of scholarship has attempted to predict the socio– technical outcomes of this shift, especially addressing three...

Uber and the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers union jointly announced the formation of the association for New York City drivers in October 2016. Under a five-year agreement, The Independent Drivers Guild...

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