The gig economy and workers' preferences for steady jobs
Is the rise of gig work, freelancing, zero hours contracts and self-employment a result of people wanting such work or because they have no other choice? Nikhil Datta finds that while workers in the gig economy may like flexibility, they would prefer to have a steady job. Indeed, they would agree to earn less to improve their employment security.
1 November 2019 Paper Number CEPCP560
This CentrePiece article is published under the centre's Labour markets programme.