All articles in: Forms of Employment

The article focuses on online gig economy which is transnational and spans a full spectrum of skills, from data entry to software development. The gig economy offers an interesting view to the future ...read more

13. September 2018 |

Setting out for Digital Social Security

Enzo Weber

Platform work is increasing worldwide, leaving a serious lack of social protection. In spite of the international and flexible character of platform work, extending social security is feasible – if ...read more

Germany does not stand alone in having experienced changes in the landscape of work. However, these changes differ in comparison to other countries – both in relation to the relative importance of ...read more

Based on a large-scale empirical study with 30,000 participants, the IAB explored the dissemination of bogus self-employment in Germany. In particular, the study analyses which labour market groups ...read more