Analysis of platform based freelancing in long term from independent worker’s perspective
Ahmad, Faizan (2020)
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This research aims to provide an insight to the Sharing Economy in platform based Freelancing work from a long-term point of view. As the sharing economy has become increasingly popular, the disadvantages are also becoming a major point of discussion and research. There is quite a lot of previously carried out research and analysis on this subject, both quantitative and qualitative. Previous research shows workers in these platforms can be using them for both primary and secondary sources of income. While, casual workers are not that critical of the platforms, full-time workers have many issues and can be concerned about the security of their income. For this research, qualitative data collection method was used. The case companies are Wolt and Foodora. The data collection includes interviews of individuals working at these companies and online sources. The interviews were carried out through video and audio calls. after combining the information from literature review and interviews, conclusions are given based on the data collected and analyzed. The findings suggest that the platforms in Sharing economy can be a short-term solution for an income but they are not ideal in long term due to the uncertainty of income and lack of benefits.