Content tagged with "gig economy"

The Effect of a Declining Minimum Billable Unit on Wages
January 5, 2015

Here’s an article from the Economist about the rise of technology that match people needing work with people who need the work done, in close to…

The Gig Economy
June 15, 2015

An interesting term is in this article about Uber drivers trying to file for unemployment . The companies of the gig economy, the on-demand economy,…

The Gig Economy for Welfare
January 29, 2016

Two conservative Washington policy wonks write in Politico that we should use the gig economy to put welfare recipients to work: Historically, some…

Middle Management and The Gig Economy
October 29, 2015

This article claims that the Gig Economy has another casualty: middle management. With real-time rating systems, we’re turning into a world of…

The Uber-ization of Work
March 4, 2015

The New York Times talks about something that we discussed in the past. Uberization of work may soon be coming to your chosen profession. Just as…

Writing Gigs; Payment By The Page
August 7, 2015

Inside an article about Amazon’s business practices , there’s an interesting note about how the “gig economy” is coming to book writing: Amazon…