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

Louis Hyman

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Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century

Jessica Bruder

W.W. Norton, 2017

R 9
How to Stop Silicon Valley from Building a New Global Underclass

Mary L. Gray and Siddharth Suri

Houghton Mifflin, 2019

R 8
Work Less, Create More, and Design a Career That Works for You

Emma Gannon

Hodder & Stoughton, 2018

R 8
From Idea to Income in 27 Days

Chris Guillebeau

Crown, 2017

R 8
Thrive in the Gig Economy, Where Old Jobs Are Obsolete and Freelancing Is the Future

Olga Mizrahi

Greenleaf Book Group, 2018

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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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Diana Farrell and Rebecca Rosen

The Atlantic, 2016

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Discover Your Inner Entrepreneur and Recession-Proof Your Life

Kimberly Palmer

AMACOM, 2014

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Itinerant Experts in a Knowledge Economy

Stephen R. Barley and Gideon Kunda

Princeton UP, 2004

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