Future Of Work
August 4, 2018

Social entrepreneurship is on the rise in Indonesia, and often using online platforms to promote positive change. William Hendradjaja is Program Director of the Social Innovation Acceleration Program (SIAP), which is fostering the next generation of social entrepreneurs.   Can you briefly describe SIAP?  The Social Innovation Acceleration Program (SIAP) is an education platform and an acceleration program for early-stage social entrepreneurs. Our goal is to become a launch pad for social enterprises in Indonesia and work with them to create long-term sustainable impact and solve some of the country's most pressing economic and social issues. SIAP focuses on entrepreneurs... more »

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 »