Gig Economy

Are workers in the gig economy glad to move flexibly from one temporary assignment to the next? Or do they miss the reliability of a steady job with benefits? Do companies prefer a well-trained, loyal workforce or the flexibility of hiring people as needed? What are the costs and the benefits for employees, companies and society overall?

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Thrive in the Gig Economy, Where Old Jobs Are Obsolete and Freelancing Is the Future

Olga Mizrahi

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From Idea to Income in 27 Days

Chris Guillebeau

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Emma Gannon

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The Complete Guide to Getting Better Work, Taking More Time Off, and Financing the Life You Want

Diane Mulcahy

AMACOM, 2016

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How American Work, American Business, and the American Dream Became Temporary

Louis Hyman

Viking, 2018

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Tapping Talent in the Gig Economy

Judith Wallenstein et al.

Boston Consulting Group, 2019

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Discover Your Inner Entrepreneur and Recession-Proof Your Life

Kimberly Palmer

AMACOM, 2014

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‘Sharing’ was supposed to save us. Instead, it became a Trojan horse for a precarious economic future.

Susie Cagle

Medium, 2019

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Noam Scheiber

The New York Times, 2017

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Many liberals have embraced the sharing economy. But can they survive it?

Nathan Heller

The New Yorker, 2017

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