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.

Research carried out prior to the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union on 31 January 2020, and published subsequently, may include data relating to the 28 EU Member States. Following this date, research only takes into account the 27 EU Member States (EU28 minus the UK), unless specified otherwise.

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A recent study by the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) shows that short-term rentals increase rents in the neighbourhood. In Berlin, an Airbnb accommodation in the area increased rents by an average of 13 cents per square...

On 19 February 2021, the Supreme Court will hand down its judgement as to whether Uber has been successful in its appeal against a ruling recognising its drivers as workers, not independent contractors. The long-running dispute, which...

In July 2020, an Uber driver filed a case with the Administrative Commission for the Settlement of the Employment Relationship, stating that he was not an independent contractor because he was largely subject to the working conditions...

Amid a renewed push in Congress and states to enact new gig economy restrictions following California's controversial AB 5, a new study released by the nonpartisan Pacific Research Institute (PRI) finds that enacting these harmful laws...

On 16 February 2021, the 8th Labour Court in Barcelona ruled that there is a clear indication of employment relationship between Stuart and the two Stuart riders, and therefore ordered Stuart to reinstate the wage conditions and pay...

On 16 February 2021, a court in Netherlands ruled that food delivery couriers of Deliveroo are not self-employee but employees. The ruling can have major impact on how these platform companies operate in the future.

Despite the boom in food delivery sector during the COVID-19 crisis, the working conditions of food delivery riders does not improve. Several riders in Italy revealed that they were earning less and less with Deliveroo’s new payment...

Scottish Government plans to regulate Airbnb-style short term lets, requiring landlords to obtain a licence before operating as a short term let – with those who don’t potentially facing a fine of up to £50,000 (€57914.28). The Scottish...

On 17 February 2021, MSPs will vote on plans to require short-term let operators and some B&B owners to obtain a licence from their local council or face hefty fines of up to £50,000 (€57914.28). Meanwhile, dozens of tourism and...

Several analysts believe that the future of Uber lies in home delivery service, a business area that will be able to maintain its growth after the COVID-19 pandemic. Uber has recently announced that it has lost €5,580 million in 2020,...

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