Replication data for: What Do Big Data Tell Us about Why People Take Gig Economy Jobs?

Dmitri K. Koustas
The gig economy is widely regarded to be a source of secondary or temporary income, but little is known about economic activity outside of the gig economy. Using data from a large, online personal finance application, I document the evolution of non-gig income and household balance sheets surrounding the participation decision for gig economy jobs. This simple analysis reveals striking pretrends in income and assets. In addition to providing insight into the reasons why households...
This data repository is not currently reporting usage information. For information on how your repository can submit usage information, please see our documentation.