Is the rise in independent work contributing to the rise in inequality? We asked this question last week. One expert who responded feels he has an answer, based on his firm’s research on the question and a reminder that correlation does not equal causation.
For skilled professionals, the increasing prevalence of independent work can be a blessing, but the trend toward replacing steady jobs with gig-based careers is bad news for the economy as a whole and inequality in particular, argues a Canadian magazine. Do you agree?