The growth of the sharing economy raises new questions about the future of the social contract. What happens to workers at Uber and Etsy when they get injured or are ready to retire? Opportunity America sees these questions as central to the debate about economic mobility.


Boost or barrier: upward mobility in the on-demand economy
Panel discussion cosponsored by the R Street Institute
June 29, 2016

Sharing economy briefing
A panel discussion on labor and employment issues
February 3, 2016


The next big thing: ‘Gig economy’ workers’ rights
The Weekly Standard
November 10, 2015


Common ground for independent workers
Silicon Valley open letter
November 9, 2015

The flexible future of work
R Street Institute policy brief
November 10, 2015