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India's digital economy workforce is set to expand

Friday, June 18, 2021


Not only has the range of software services provided widened, but a host of other services are being delivered remotely and in person through digital platforms to Indian consumers. This diversification is changing the working conditions of India’s burgeoning digital economy workforce.


  • Wages in the digital gig economy will fall as more workers enter this segment.
  • Platform work in unskilled areas such as food delivery will lower India’s long-term skills base.
  • Gender gaps in the digital economy will persist given the lack of policy correctives.

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