Results by Crosscutting Theme

We’ve assessed the evidence for each crosscutting theme outlined in our framework. You can browse by these themes below, by livelihood type here, or by element here

The full PDF report encompasses each various view option within one document. 

Gender

Gender

Gender interacts with all of the core elements introduced in the platform livelihoods experience framework.

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Rurality

Rurality

Though a central issue in development, it’s too early for evidence about rural platform livelihoods.

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Youth

Youth

A new way of working?

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COVID

COVID-19

Some thrive. Most suffer.

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Fractional work

Fractional Work

For some a choice for others a necessity. For all, a major distinction between what one needs from the work.

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Contestation

Contestation

Platforms set the rules, but workers and sellers push back.

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Amplification

Amplification

How some do well while others fall behind.

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Hierarchies

Hidden Hierarcies

How many workers and sellers are there? And how many have bosses we can’t see?

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Gender

Gender

Gender interacts with all of the core elements introduced in the platform livelihoods experience framework.

More
Rurality

Rurality

Though a central issue in development, it’s too early for evidence about rural platform livelihoods.

More
Youth

Youth

A new way of working?

More
COVID

COVID-19

Some thrive. Most suffer.

More
Fractional work

Fractional Work

For some a choice for others a necessity. For all, a major distinction between what one needs from the work.

More
Contestation

Contestation

Platforms set the rules, but workers and sellers push back.

More
Amplification

Amplification

How some do well while others fall behind.

More
Hierarchies

Hidden Hierarcies

How many workers and sellers are there? And how many have bosses we can’t see?

More