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The Gig Economy Ecosystem

Sedigheh Moghavvemi (University of Malaya, Malaysia)
Lee Su Teng (University of Malaya, Malaysia)
Huda Mahmoud (University of Malaya, Malaysia)

Reshaping the Future: The Phenomenon of Gig Workers and Knowledge-Economy

ISBN: 978-1-83753-351-0, eISBN: 978-1-83753-350-3

Publication date: 25 May 2023


This chapter will introduce the concept of the gig economy. It begins with a brief discussion of technological changes and their impact on the workforce and labour market, demonstrating how the trend shifts towards the gig economy. It then examines the trends that are influencing this transformation and discusses various perspectives and the attractiveness of the gig economy for workers and businesses. This chapter will also discuss the gig economy, platform economy, digital platform, and gig worker categories. It concludes with a brief discussion of some of the opportunities, issues, and challenges associated with the gig economy.



Moghavvemi, S., Teng, L.S. and Mahmoud, H. (2023), "The Gig Economy Ecosystem", Reshaping the Future: The Phenomenon of Gig Workers and Knowledge-Economy, Emerald Publishing Limited, Leeds, pp. 9-32.



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