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The identity of platform workers: European experiences
Knowledge and skills in platform work: still relevant?
The nature of platform work
The platform economy embedded in society
Managing by algorithms: the technological dimension of platforms
The challenges of regulating the platform economy
Platform workers and collective action
Alternative forms of organizing: beyond platform capitalism
Flexibility and autonomy in platform work: too good to be true?

Who are the Shapers of the Platform Economy from Serbia? Intersectional Study of Platform Workers and Policy Agenda Perspective

Authors: Branka Andjelkovic, Tanja Jakobi, dr Maja Kovac, Jelena Sapic, Milica Skocajic
Public Policy Research Center, Belgrade, Serbia

Personas for a better understanding of emerging worker identities in the Swiss Gig Economy (Business & Economics)

Thomas Ryser, Corsin Flepp, University of Applied Science Northwestern Switzerland, School of Applied Psychology, Institute for Research and Development of Collaborative Processes, ifk
Jonas Konrad, University of Applied Science Northwestern Switzerland, School of Business, Institute for Human Resource Management

Does Education still Matter in the Gig Economy?

Petra Zaal, Andrea Herrmann, Maryse Chappin, Brita Schemmann
(Utrecht University)

Signalling Skills in an Online Labour Market

Otto Kässi (University of Oxford)

Practice what you Preach: Transforming the Professional Knowledge of Management Consultants

Clara Hoekman, Mohammad Hosein Rezazade Mehrizi
(VU Amsterdam)

Theorizing platform sourcing as a model for organizing knowledge work

Greetje Corporaal, Vili Lehdonvirta
(University of Oxford)

Global platform labour – Negotiating the value of work in a transcultural space

Anna Oechslen (Leibniz Institute for Research on Society and Space)

Gigging in the sharing economy

Andrea Geissingera (Örebro University School of Business and The Ratio Institute), Christofer Laurell (Stockholm School of Economics Institute for Research and Jönköping International Business School), Christina Öberg (The Ratio Institute), Christian Sandströmd (Chalmers University of Technology, The Ratio Institute and Jönköping International Business School)

Understanding the nature of tasks in crowdwork platforms

Anoush Margaryan (University of West London)

Impacts of Online Labour Markets on Rural Employment

Fabian Braesemann, Otto Kässi, Vili Lehdonvirta
(University of Oxford)

Uberizing Discrimination

Minna J. Kotkin (Brooklyn Law School)

Micro-work, datafied economies, and artificial intelligence: the French case

Antonio A. Casilli (Telecom ParisTech, EHESS), Maxime Besenval (INRIA), Marion Coville (Telecom ParisTech), Clément Le Ludec (CNRS), Paola Tubaro (INRIA, CNRS)

Technology-driven workforce management in multi-utilities

Luca Giustiniano, Andrea Prencipe (LUISS Guido Carli University)

Let’s take the high road to platform work. A multimethod study

Sarike Verbiest (TNO Healthy Living), Wouter Van der Torre (TNO Healthy Living), Lisa Hummel (Rijksuniversiteit Groningen and TNO Healthy Living), Steven Dhondt (TNO Healthy Living and K.U.Leuven)

The Other Labor Law: Understanding the Tax-Work Intersection

Shu-Yi Oei, Diane M. Ring (Boston College Law School)

Future work

Jeffrey Hirsch (The University of North Carolina)

Platform Cooperatives: Opportunities and Obstacles

Martijn Arets (Copernicus Institute of Sustainable Development, Utrecht)

Business Transfer Options for Realizing Democratic Online Platforms

Morshed Mannan (Leiden University), Nathan Schneider (University of Colorado Boulder)

Work organization in the gig economy: Invisible overheads of platform-based work

Johanna Hofbauer, Dominik Klaus, Angelika Schmidt
(Vienna University of Economics and Business)

How Mobile-Friendly is Crowdwork? Mobile Affordances, Perpetual Contact and Inequalities in the Gig Economy

Gemma Newlands, Christoph Lutz
(Nordic Centre for Internet and Society BI Norwegian Business School)

Working Parents In Gig Economy

Krzysztof Walczak, Barbara Godlewska-Bujok
(University of Warsaw)