The Risks and Benefits of the Gig Economy for Low-Income Young Adults

At a Glance

This report explores critical issues the gig economy poses for a population at a pivotal moment in their lives—young adults who have gone to college but are new to the workforce and have yet to develop many experiences or connections. Our findings suggest a reality where gig work plays an important role in the financial self-sufficiency of many well-educated, low-income young adults, but offers little opportunity for career advancement.

Published sep. 24, 2020


Areas of Work
  • Meeting Employer Needs
  • Preparing for the Future of Work
  • Ensuring Equity in Advancement