Research

This room contains the latest research about the sharing economy, in specific related to finance.

The emergence of peer production: challenges and opportunities for labour and unions

This policy brief discusses the implications for labour and trade unions of new forms of work that are organised via distributed digital networks using the internet.

Coworking in the city

18/11/2015Sharing Cities Alliance Support
The study elaborates on the impacts of coworking on the socio-cultural dynamics in cities.

The rise of the “just-in-time workforce”: On-demand work, crowd work and labour protection in the “gig-economy”

28/10/2015Sharing Cities Alliance Support
This paper analyses opportunities and risks of the gig-economy from the perspective of labour protection.

The rise of coworking space: A literature review

06/10/2015Sharing Cities Alliance Support
This research provides different interpretations of the term ‘coworking’ from distinct groups of space users as well as examines the importance of coworking space in creative industry.

Welcome to the Gig Economy: neoliberal industrial relations and the case of Uber

29/04/2019Sharing Cities Alliance Support
This paper investigates how Sharing Economy entities work within the neoliberalist framework

Gig Economy and the Future of Work: A Fiverr.com Case Study

Case study on Fiverr.

Users’ motivations to participate in the sharing economy: Moving from profits toward sustainable development

This study explores user’s various motivations to participate in the sharing economy

The Emergence of the Sharing Economy: Implications for Development

29/04/2019Sharing Cities Alliance Support
This article provides an overview of the contribution of the sharing economy to development.

The Health of Workers in the Global Gig Economy

What is the reality for those working within the gig economy? All the benefits for the users might come at a high price behind closed doors.

The Future of Work in the ‘Sharing Economy’. Market Efficiency and Equitable Opportunities or Unfair Precarisation

23/04/2019Sharing Cities Alliance Support
This paper analyses digital labour markets where labour-intensive services are traded by matching requesters and providers.