Financial Health of Workers in the Gig Economy

Categories : Collaboration business models and managing change, Technology and Operational Enablers


Author: UNCDF

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought home the extent to which technology is reshaping our economies and industries. One such industry is the gig economy, a labour economy of sorts where speed and convenience are the norm, characterized by temporary or short-term work opportunities that are sometimes completed within minutes.

This report by the UNCDF offers recommendations to platforms, financial service providers and policymakers to help gig workers lead well-rounded financial lives.