Tag Archives: Gig economy

How soaring inflation can be particularly harmful for young people

Shutterstock/SpeedKingz Shampa Roy-Mukherjee, University of East London; Ejike Udeogu, Coventry University, and Michael Harrison, University of East London Inflation rates have become almost impossible to ignore. In the UK, inflation has soared in recent months, now reaching 9% – the highest rate for 40 years. The Bank of England expects it to rise to 10% this year and for the …

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The sharing economy helps women find new economic opportunities in Jordan

New technology has created new options for women in Jordan. Jasmin Merdan/Getty Images Allison Jacobs Anderson, University of Washington Across the world, women face online stalking, threats to their reputation and surveillance or monitoring of their online activities. In many countries, threats to safety and privacy limit women’s access to information and communication technologies. I’m a scholar of gender and …

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