Can Reputation Discipline the Gig Economy?: Experimental Evidence From an Online Labor Market

@article{Benson2019CanRD,
  title={Can Reputation Discipline the Gig Economy?: Experimental Evidence From an Online Labor Market},
  author={Alan Benson and Aaron Sojourner and Akhmed Umyarov},
  journal={Information Technology \& Systems eJournal},
  year={2019}
}
Just as employers face uncertainty when hiring workers, workers also face uncertainty when accepting employment, and bad employers may opportunistically depart from expectations, norms, and laws. However, prior research in economics and information sciences has focused sharply on the employer's problem of identifying good workers rather than vice versa. This issue is especially pronounced in markets for gig work, including online labor markets, where platforms are developing strategies to help… Expand
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