Measuring the Impact of the Invisible Economy of Independent Work

Small Business Labs

There's a growing view that the way economic statistics are collected and analyzed fails to reflect the economic and jobs impact of independent work - especially independent work created by new economy companies like Airbnb, Etsy and Elance. They are focused on New York city because of a dispute they are having with state and local officials over the legality of Airbnb's offerings.   Government Policy Independent workers trends

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