RETHINK
ECONOMICS
RETHINK
ECONOMICS
... and receive personalised notifications on
new pluralistic content directly into your inbox!

Europe’s Collaborative Economy

Bike-sharing pack
William Echikson / Jesse Goldberg
Centre for European Policy Studies - CEPS, 2020
Level: advanced
Perspective: Other
Topic: Crises, Innovation & Technology, Institutions, Governments & Policy, Labour & Care
Format: Working paper/Journal article
Link: https://www.ceps.eu/ceps-publications/europes-collaborative-economy/

Ride-hailing, home-sharing, meal-delivery, and other forms of digitally powered task-sharing are creating jobs and growth in Europe – and significant policy challenges. What should be the responsibilities of these new platforms, how should workers be classified, and how can insurers and others provide services to this new type of economic activity? Above all, what Europe-wide rules are required for the single market to work for the collaborative economy?


Comment from our editors:

Collaborative Economy is developing and progressing quickly with the Covid crisis and work digitization. But platforms legal status as either internet society platforms or as transport or accommodation providers remains unclear. How to regulate this new economy?

 

This work was produced by CEPS Task Force. CEPS Task Forces are structured dialogues among experts, namely policymakers, diplomats, industry representatives, NGOs, scholars, politicians (current and former), and other specialists who come together for a number of meetings to discuss a topic of policy relevance. The aim is to consider the issue from a multidisciplinary perspective and propose policy recommendations based on the discussions, which generally take place under the Chatham House rule.  

Go to: Europe’s Collaborative Economy

This material has been suggested and edited by:

Donate

This project is brought to you by the Network for Pluralist Economics (Netzwerk Plurale Ökonomik e.V.).  It is committed to diversity and independence and is dependent on donations from people like you. Regular or one-off donations would be greatly appreciated.

 

Donate