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Laying the Groundwork for a Worker-Centric Peer Economy

@article{Alkhatib2018LayingTG,
  title={Laying the Groundwork for a Worker-Centric Peer Economy},
  author={Ali Alkhatib and Justin Cranshaw and Andr{\'e}s Monroy-Hern{\'a}ndez},
  journal={ArXiv},
  year={2018},
  volume={abs/1807.08189}
}
  • Ali Alkhatib, Justin Cranshaw, Andrés Monroy-Hernández
  • Published in ArXiv 2018
  • Political Science, Computer Science
  • The "gig economy" has transformed the ways in which people work, but in many ways these markets stifle the growth of workers and the autonomy and protections that workers have grown to expect. We explored the viability of a "worker centric peer economy"--a system wherein workers benefit as well as consumers-- and conducted ethnographic field work across fields ranging from domestic labor to home health care. We discovered seven facets that system designers ought to consider when designing a… CONTINUE READING

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