Swift Trust in the Gig Economy

Almost all of the 10 million ‘jobs’ ‘created’ in the period of 2005 through 2015 were not actually jobs, but gigs.

There’s growing evidence that recent growth in U.S. employment has been almost totally the result of an increase in part-time and freelance work. A startling analysis by economists Lawrence Katz of Harvard University and Alan Krueger at Princeton University, reported by Dan Kopf in Quartz, lays out a stark reality:

We find that 94% of net job growth in t…

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