The Platform Economy and the Disruption of the Employment Relationship
By Jan Drahokoupil (University of Mannheim) & Brian Fabo (Central European University)
Abstract: This policy brief considers the impact of online platforms on labour markets and on the employment relationship in particular. It discusses the importance of outsourcing platforms, arguing that the ‘collaborative economy’ used by the European Commission (EC) is a misleading concept, as the trend is in fact just an extension of the market mechanism.
Full Article: Social Science Research Network