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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Accommodation and the sharing economy in New Zealand outlines the data sources and the methods used to estimate the accommodation-sharing economy in New Zealand from 2013 to 2018. This work is experimental due to the assumptions...

The key findings of this paper:
- The platform economy breaks with traditional organizational forms of work and goes hand in hand with atypical forms of employment - crowdwork and gigwork;
- Platforms make it difficult to set...

This working paper investigates a rare case of platform work performed in the realm of regulated employment and explores the attitudes of platform workers towards collective representation. Using a case study of Deliveroo, a food...

This Working Paper brings together two parallel but complementary approaches to the impact of the platform economy on working conditions and social law. The first part of the study shows that the business models of some platforms is a...

The report is about working in the platform economy. It offers a new, strict definition for platform work, summons quantitative and qualitative data of the extent of platform-mediated work and workers, outlines problems related to...

Digital labour platforms are defined as digital networks that coordinate labour services in an algorithmic way. The rise of digital labour platforms can reshape work organisation and tasks distribution across the workforce, posing new...

The platform economy is the result of a technological environment in which the availability and generalization of a set of interacting technologies gives rise to and opens the possibility of generating new types of business that disrupt...

The new ways of organising work and offering services on the market through the so-called digital platforms seem to have put the traditional legal standards for classifying employment relationships into question. The mechanism of...

Measuring the gig economy has been challenging. Drawing on anonymized administrative banking data, we measure supply-side participation in the online platform economy between 2013 and 2018. We find 2.3 million account holders who...

Developments of online labor platforms has lead to discussions over appropriate regulatory measures in a number of countries. The labor platform debate tangents a broader discussion over reduced labor market resilience in OECD-countries...

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