The Gig Economy and the Future of Work

The ‘Gig Economy’ and the future of work

The rise of platform-based companies such as Uber and Deliveroo have challenged traditional modes of employment, giving rise to ‘gigging’. Is the gig economy just hype, or is it here to stay?  Find out more in this month’s book display covering topics such asissues in non-standard employment, the sharing economy and how key platforms have revolutionised their industries.

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Title / Author

1

Ghost work : how to stop Silicon Valley from building a new global underclass / Mary L. Gray; Siddharth Suri

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2

Humans as a Service: The Promise and Perils of Work in the Gig Economy / Jeremias Prassl

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3

Matchmakers : The New Economics of Multisided Platforms /  David Evans; Richard Schmalensee

e-Book

4

Multidisciplinary Design of Sharing Services / Maurizio Bruglieri, editor

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5

Platform strategy : how to unlock the power of communities and networks to grow your business / Laure Claire Reillier; Benoit Reillier

e-Book

6

Policy implications of virtual work / Pamela Meil; Vassil Kirov, editors

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7

Sharing cities : a case for truly smart and sustainable cities / Duncan McLaren; Julian Agyeman; Robert Gottlieb

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8

Sharing economy : making supply meet demand / Ming Hu, editor

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9

Serving workers in the gig economy: emerging resources for the on-demand workforce / Elizabeth Woyke; Nick Grossman

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10

The creativity hoax : precarious work and the gig economy / George Morgan; Pariece Nelligan

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11

The gig economy : the complete guide to getting better work, taking more time off, and financing the life you want / Diane Mulcahy

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12

The sharing economy : the end of employment and the rise of crowd-based capitalism / Arun Sundararajan

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13

Thriving in the gig economy : freelancing online for tech professionals and entrepreneurs / Adam Sinicki

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14

Thriving in the gig economy : how to capitalize and compete in the new world of work / Marion McGovern

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15

Uberland : how algorithms are rewriting the rules of work / Alex Rosenblat

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16

Well-being and mental health in the gig economy: policy perspectives on precarity / Sally-Anne Gross; Goerge Musgrave; Laima Janciute

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17

What's wrong with work? / Lynne Pettinger

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18

What's Yours Is Mine : Against the Sharing Economy / Tom Slee

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19

Wild ride : inside Uber's quest for world domination / Adam Lashinsky

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20

Will the Gig Economy Prevail? / Colin Crouch

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