Is the Gig Economy the Way of the Future? – Emsi

This is a very good analysis, looking into household and skilled labor markets.

While it’s true that gigs provide less work security and fewer benefits than stable, full-time, structured employment, they do seem to offer that meaningful and romantic Kerouac-like work where the desire for adventure is a major motivator. So are gigs the way of the future? Are they good jobs? Should schools focus on training for them? When we look at the data, the answers appear to be not yet.

Source: Is the Gig Economy the Way of the Future? – Emsi


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