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The Gig Economy: Research and Policy Implications of Regional, Economic, and Demographic Trends – AAF

The online gig economy appears to contribute to firm growth. This is especially true in the transportation sector, where online labor platforms have become pervasive. On average, in metropolitan areas the total average annual growths of establishments and receipts in the transportation sector were 7.7 percent and 9.4 percent respectively prior to the introduction of […]

The online gig economy appears to contribute to firm growth. This is especially true in the transportation sector, where online labor platforms have become pervasive. On average, in metropolitan areas the total average annual growths of establishments and receipts in the transportation sector were 7.7 percent and 9.4 percent respectively prior to the introduction of a ridesharing service, and 39.3 percent and 20.4 percent, respectively, in the years after the introduction of a ridesharing service.

Source: The Gig Economy: Research and Policy Implications of Regional, Economic, and Demographic Trends – AAF

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