9 April 2019
New digital technologies are revolutionising Europe’s labour markets. Automation is eliminating some jobs while creating new ones. Customer feedback ratings and data analytics are transforming the nature of working ... Read More A new social contract: expert report on digitalization of labour markets
7 April 2019
I had the opportunity to contribute to this new BCC World Service programme ‘Will AI kill development?’. Listen here, or contact me for an mp3 if you’re unable to ... Read More Will AI kill development?
Amir Anwar and I have a new article out in First Monday. The piece think through what a planetary labour market entails, how it is relationally, spatially, and discursively ... Read More New article – The Global Gig Economy: Towards a Planetary Labour Market?
30 January 2018
I have a short piece in New Statesman about the rise of what I am calling a planetary labour market. I wrote it because this will be the ... Read More The rise of the planetary labour market
27 October 2016
Our colleagues over at the Geonet project have drawn some wonderful maps based on our Online Labour Index country data. The open vacancies are plotted in the figure below. As ... Read More Mapping the demand for online labour
21 September 2016
The Online Labour Index is an index measuring the changes in the volume of projects transacted in major online platforms. As a part of OLI, we also report a breakdown ... Read More How is online work classified in the OLI?
20 September 2016
In this video, Prof Vili Lehdonvirta talks about the digital transformation of labour markets and introduces the Online Labour Index, the first economic indicator that provides an online gig ... Read More Video: Vili Lehdonvirta introduces the Online Labour Index