The Future of Work and the Platform Economy explores how to maximize the positive possibilities of intelligent tools and systems to create high-quality jobs and social equity while empowering individual workers, firms, and entrepreneurs.
The Future of Work and the Platform Economy is a part of the Berkeley Roundtable on International Economy (BRIE). Established nearly 40 years ago, BRIE is an interdisciplinary research group now affiliated with the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) and the Banatao Institute.
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