The gig economy offers a flexible source of income, and is defined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics as “contingent and alternative employment arrangements", whereas electronically Mediated Employment is defined by the Bureau of Labor Statistics as short jobs or tasks that workers find through mobile apps that both connect them with customers and arrange payment for the tasks. This includes Uber, Lyft, DoorDash and Instacart, among others. These jobs are often part of the gig economy. Join the Education Services team Friday, February the 11th at 1PM EST, when we demonstrate how you can utilize IMPLAN to quantify the Economic Impact of income earned in the gig economy!
Written January 5, 2022
Updated September 20, 2023