Not only since the current Corona crisis, platform economy has increasingly gained importance and has become a reality for many European citizens. Nevertheless, relatively little is still known about such emerging digital platforms, which are changing the traditional way of working as job placements are taking place in a new way. This entails, that also the PES are increasingly confronted with the effects of platform economy.
What do the PES think about platform economy? Are they prepared for such new developments and what do the European PES suggest in order to identify and mitigate the risks but also to better exploit the potential of such platforms? Read the latest opinion paper of the PES Network on platform economics here