The gig economy has created new opportunities for work just as it has opened new options for consumers for everything from ride-hailing and travel accommodations to grocery shopping and meal delivery. But its effect on the overall economy remains a matter of debate due to inconclusive or contradictory data. For example, does gig-economy work reduce employment in traditional jobs such as taxi drivers? And is it taking people out of the full-time workforce?
Our very own Dr. Anders Fremstad was quoted in this August 11 article in The Denver Post!