Working in the platform economy (Arbeiten in der Plattformoekonomie)

This report looks at delivery platforms and their impact on social security, autonomy of workers, and algorithmic control. It does so by providing definitions of platform work, the employment status of platform workers, and legal aspects. Report Nr.5, Forschungsförderung Report, Hans-Boeckler-Stiftung.

Lücking, S. (2019). Arbeiten in der Plattformoekonomie. Über digitale Tagelöhner, algorithmisches Management und die Folgen für die Arbeitswelt.


  • Research publication
  • Germany
  • Yes
  • transport
  • On-location platform-determined routine work
  • algorithm, autonomy and control, employment status, social protection
  • German
  • Hans-Böckler-Stiftung (Research institute)
  • Qualitative research
  • 2019
  • Open access
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