Title

Does The Feel-good Hype Of The Gig Economy Sound Better Than It Really Is?

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Other

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Available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike 4.0 International Licence

Disciplines

5.2 ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS

Abstract

The sharing economy may be the harbinger of a just transition to a low carbon economy, if it promotes local businesses, values unpaid love and care work, increases social capital and inclusion. But does the feel-good language of the 'gig' economy sound more fun than it actually is?


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