Class 4: Platform economy

Provided by Thomas Gegenhuber, Leuphana University Lüneburg



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Core readings

Drahokoupil, J., & Fabo, B. (2016). The platform economy and the disruption of the employment relationship. ETUI Research Paper-Policy Brief, 5. Access via

Post-lecture assignment

Choose a platform and evaluate it along the matrix presented by Thomas. Prepare a short written summary (400-600 words).

Leuphana/CBS global classroom (2020) specific: Post your results on our peer feedback tool, and respond to, at least, two posts of other students.

Additional Material

Poell, T. & Nieborg, D. & van Dijck, J. (2019). Platformisation. Internet Policy Review, 8(4). DOI: 10.14763/2019.4.1425