ISBE 2019: Freelancing, Solo Self-Employment and Gig Working Economy

Chairs:

Professor Andrew Burke, Trinity College Dublin & the Centre for Research on Self-Employment
Professor Marc Cowling, Brighton Business School, University of Brighton

Kindly sponsored by CRSE, Centre for Research on Self-Employment

Launched in 2018, the track considers the impact of freelancers and solo self-employment on the transformation of careers, entrepreneurship and organisations.

Aims of the track:
• To attract contributions that will advance knowledge and understanding of freelancers and the self-employed
• To uncover the forces that have caused the growth in independent working
• To shed light on the economic and innovative value the self-employed may have on modern economy
• To identify gaps in current research on self-employment