Online and Offline livelihoods – An analysis of the impact of the gig economy on worker participation

Oct 2019 -Mar 2021

PIs: Sridhar, V., Balaji, Parthasarathy, Preeti Mudliar

Funding agency: Azim Premji University Research Grant

Description: Investigating the interaction and conditions of the workers – across both the traditional offline market and online digital platforms. We specifically focus on the beauty care and house maintenance services in the cities of Bengaluru and Delhi.

CITAPP at IIIT Bangalore is an interdisciplinary think-tank set-up to focus on the policy challenges and the organizational demands made by technological innovation. Of particular interest to the Centre is how technological advances, along with institutional changes that harness the legitimacy and the powers of bureaucracies and market, address the needs of underserved communities.