Future Of Work
January 12, 2018

As an increasing number of policymakers, governments and international development organizations focus on online platforms as an economic development strategy, and to increase employment, it becomes important to better understand how digital labor and the rise of the gig economy create a need to reconsider, or perhaps, reinvent the social contract. In the world of work, citizens, the state, and the market are continuously interacting, and their relationship evolves constantly. As a result of this process, an implicit social agreement, or social contract, often emerges that broadly determines the relationship between the actors and establishes guiding principles[1] Online platforms are... more »