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Platform Inequality: Gender in the Gig-Economy

Arianne Renan Barzilay, Anat Ben-David
2017 Social Science Research Network  
The court holds that in the context of disability discrimination, a plaintiff proceeding under Section 51(f) of the Unruh Act "may obtain statutory damages on proof of an ADA access violation without the  ...  REV. 927 (2004) (discussing the Unruh Act). 96 See, e.g., case study discussion supra Part II. 97 Munson v.  ...  We use data from the studied platform as a case study through which to examine gendered dimensions of work in the "gig" economy.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2995906 fatcat:eb54pu7uszabznl4ulpcfvagne

Corporate hosts: The rise of professional management in the short-term rental industry

Agustín Cocola-Gant, Jaime Jover, Luís Carvalho, Pedro Chamusca
2021 Tourism Management Perspectives  
This paper explores the rise of short-term rental (STR) management companies and reveals the transition from a sharing economy activity to the consolidation of a professional industry hinging on what we  ...  and, third, that corporate hosts imitate practices from the hotel industry, leading to the formation of a hybrid product in which the lines between hotels and STRs have blurred.  ...  Acknowledgements This research received financial support from the Portuguese Science and Technology Research Council (FCT) within the scope of the SMARTOUR project (Ref: PTDC/GES-URB/30551/2017) and grant  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.tmp.2021.100879 fatcat:4pssbb7thbbgzgphuyl25yvlcm

Service operations: what's next?

Joy M. Field, Liana Victorino, Ryan W. Buell, Michael J. Dixon, Susan Meyer Goldstein, Larry J. Menor, Madeleine E. Pullman, Aleda V. Roth, Enrico Secchi, Jie J. Zhang
2018 Journal of Service Management  
Design/methodology/approach -Based on a Delphi study, described in the companion article, "Service Operations: What Have We Learned?  ...  These questions represent a synopsis of the individual questions and can serve as a quick reference guide for researchers interested in pursuing new directions in conceptual and empirical research in service  ...  With ride-sharing services, for example, firms such as Uber and Lyft take the lion's share of ride-sharers.  ... 
doi:10.1108/josm-08-2017-0191 fatcat:pt7a47rrgrhb3ijoc3zmdmhur4

Home Dispossession and Commercial Real Estate Dispossession in Tourist Conurbations. Analyzing the Reconfiguration of Displacement Dynamics in Los Cristianos/Las Américas (Tenerife)

Dennis Hof
2021 Urban Science  
However, the increase in tenant evictions from 2014 onwards points to a reconfiguration of displacement dynamics.  ...  Since the onset of the global financial crisis, urban dwellers face an increasing number of obstacles in establishing themselves on the housing market.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The author declares no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/urbansci5010030 fatcat:w7ooskrvlzbgronrkrl6pjcuiq

Epilogue – Glimpse of the Future [chapter]

2021 Ultimate Gig  
When we look at the distribution of income in any society, it is always a few who earn the lion's share.  ...  Airbnb founders, and many others who have pioneered the gig economy popularity, disrupted business models that had been in place for a century.  ... 
doi:10.1108/978-1-83982-860-720211013 fatcat:qupqugphxndmvduay45oso2wk4

Digital Cartels and Inequalities: The Role Companies Have in Increasing Income Inequality

Ömer Torlak
2020 İnsan & Toplum  
Employees also hope to get their reward. Growth in economies and expectations of different actors of the economy often conflict with each other. These conflicts feed and grow inequalities.  ...  It can be said that income inequalities continue to grow in terms of incorporation. In the digitalized economies, it can be seen as an inevitable result that many employees who remain dysfunctional.  ...  Since the mercantilist economic understanding, powerful companies directing the economy, taking the lion's share from the resulting income, and feeding social inequalities in addition to income and wage  ... 
doi:10.12658/m0531 doaj:08baf069dd844918bbda55ccb4597b96 fatcat:wv4d3b7jjzhvdd2ax3xxrhz2ce

How sharing is the "sharing economy"? Evidence from 97 Airbnb markets

Petter Törnberg
2022
Digital platforms such as Airbnb have become a major economic and political force in recent years, presenting themselves as a "sharing economy"-a new, more just way of organizing social and economic activity-while  ...  These findings contribute important data to ongoing academic and policy debates, as well as a starting point for further research on inequality in the sharing economy, and how it can be regulated.  ...  This "home sharing" idea is in turn related to the broader notion of a "sharing economy", founded in the affordances of new digital technology to mobilize new forms of social organization [2] .  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0266998 pmid:35446887 pmcid:PMC9022852 fatcat:gv7ajdnk25dwld4p4wtcpr6u34

INTERREGIONAL INEQUALITY IN LIFE EXPECTANCY IN RUSSIA AND ITS AGE AND CAUSE OF DEATH COMPONENTS
МЕЖРЕГИОНАЛЬНОЕ НЕРАВЕНСТВО В ПРОДОЛЖИТЕЛЬНОСТИ ЖИЗНИ В РОССИИ И ЕГО СОСТАВЛЯЮЩИЕ ПО ВОЗРАСТУ И ПРИЧИНАМ СМЕРТИ

I.A. Danilova
2017 Social Aspects of Population Health  
The Report has benefited from a series of contributions by eminent people and organizations.  ...  The findings, analysis and policy recommendations of the Report are those of HDRO alone and cannot be attributed to UNDP or to its Executive Board.  ...  As a matter of fact, funding for social services currently takes up the lion's share of the budget, at 36.6 percent.  ... 
doi:10.21045/2071-5021-2017-57-5-3 fatcat:hydupfy2xzeffcv57zwrxvajeu

World Development Report 1981

P. D.
1982 Population and Development Review  
On-demand economy fi rms like Uber and Airbnb scaled up traditional ride sharing and subletting to a global scale.  ...  A number of recent studies have linked technological change to this rising inequality (see chapter 2 in the full Report).  ...  In support of this commitment, the Publishing and Knowledge Division leverages electronic publishing options and print-on-demand technology, which is located in regional hubs worldwide.  ... 
doi:10.2307/1972720 fatcat:6acchuaa5nhx3pzsphla7jqy5u

World Development Report 1984

1985 American Political Science Review  
On-demand economy fi rms like Uber and Airbnb scaled up traditional ride sharing and subletting to a global scale.  ...  A number of recent studies have linked technological change to this rising inequality (see chapter 2 in the full Report).  ...  In support of this commitment, the Publishing and Knowledge Division leverages electronic publishing options and print-on-demand technology, which is located in regional hubs worldwide.  ... 
doi:10.2307/1956426 fatcat:lgac2y4ikvezhljumupv2ocgbi

Unicorns, Guardians, and the Concentration of the U.S. Equity Markets

Amy Westbrook, David A. Westbrook
2017 Social Science Research Network  
32 that receive the lion's share of attention: their capital structures have been transformed.  ...  In a recent study, Peter Lindert and Jeffrey Williamson concluded that income inequality is worse at this time than in any other period in U.S. history.  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2928252 fatcat:zjyrvy4ibbh65kxb4zizzwy5xy

World Development Report, 2016: digital dividends

2016 ChoiceReviews  
This work is a product of the staff of The World Bank with external contributions.  ...  The World Bank does not guarantee the accuracy of the data included in this work.  ...  On-demand economy fi rms like Uber and Airbnb scaled up traditional ride sharing and subletting to a global scale.  ... 
doi:10.5860/choice.196952 fatcat:or474dtenvdkbawpeueb4daosu

Protecting the University as a Physical Place in the Age of Postdigitization

Ryan M. Allen, Peter McLaren
2021 Postdigital Science and Education  
The destruction of American cities in favor of auto-centric suburbs provides a parallel for the possible future of higher education.  ...  There are now calls for universities to continue chasing continued and further digitization, often from for-profit businesses and those in Silicon Valley who have been promising to disrupt the sector for  ...  The partnership was a disastrous deal for the university, with USC taking in only 40% of the tuition while the for-profit company received the lion's share of 60%.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s42438-021-00276-y fatcat:qntysek4gfeujgpvv6oscpyaxi

Navigating a changing world [chapter]

Johann Walters, North-West University, J.M. Vorster, North-West University
2021 Prosperity ethics – Habits and virtues of smart people in a changing world  
The reviewers were independent of the publisher and/or authors in question.  ...  The reviewers commented positively on the scholarly merits of the manuscript and recommended that the manuscript be published.  ...  But perhaps of far greater importance, Fogel (2000:186) argues that the 'lion's share of the increase in income has been spent on purchasing of "leisure"'.  ... 
doi:10.4102/aosis.2021.bk245.01 fatcat:whtvfh24fjgmzh5acxkvoozbpm

Rogue Corporations: Unlawful Corporate Conduct and Fiduciary Duty

H. Justin Pace
2019 Social Science Research Network  
other Catholic Social Thought.  ...  In addition to the utilitarian calculus that is so ubiquitous in corporate governance scholarship via the law and economics movement, this Article considers the liberalism of both John Rawls and Robert  ...  and allocated. 107 Rawls did not take an absolutist view of inequality; rather, he argued that both social inequality and economic inequality could be just, but only if those inequalities "result in compensating  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.3332667 fatcat:y2aovzflcrdppin7ii4ub46tbu
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