Study on the platform economy and precarious work
Client: European Parliament
Duration: January 2020 - August 2020
Partners: EFTHEIA, HIVAKULeuven and Milieu
Geographic coverage: EU MS
In accordance with the request of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs of the European Parliament (EMPL) the research team provided a comprehensive analysis of research on precariousness and platform work in the form of an analytical literature review. The research team identified, appraised, selected and synthesized key research evidence and arguments. The review provides a critical assessment and summary of key research and data published on the subject, highlighting strengths, gaps and weaknesses where applicable, and outlining policy options or issues. This study was accompanied by a policy brief.