gig economy

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17:56 Nov 29, 2019
English to Japanese translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Economics
Additional field(s): Anthropology, Finance (general), Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
English term or phrase: gig economy
Definition from Cambridge Dictionary:
A way of working that is based on people having temporary jobs or doing separate pieces of work, each paid separately, rather than working for an employer.

Example sentence(s):
  • Gig economy workers were 50 per cent more likely to report feelings of helplessness, and almost 40 per cent more likely to report feelings of little control. If anything, then, gig economy workers were more likely to report powerlessness than other working respondents. The Conversation
  • It also found that ‘liquid’ workers, such as gig economy workers and the self-employed, face greater barriers to financial inclusion compared to traditional workers. They are less likely to hold financial products and are almost twice as likely (28%) to be turned down for financial products due to their employment history than traditional employees (15%). FinExtra
  • What would happen if low-wage workers came together to cut out the middleman and build their own platforms? This isn’t just a thought experiment. Worker-owned apps are already providing real alternatives to dismal working conditions in the global gig economy. Vice
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5 +1ギグエコノミー
Shiho Fukuda Koski


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Definition from コトバンク:

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  • ギグエコノミーには法的な疑問も伴う。フリーランスでギグワークをする人は、どんな時に独立業務請負人となり、どんな時に請負元の従業員だとみなされるのか。 - Forbes JAPAN  
  • 英訳が専門の翻訳家、島村泰治は84歳。人生100年時代と考えるなら、まだまだ十分な時間があると思っている。日本語の文字の美しさや文章、文化のすばらしさを多くの人に知ってもらうために、自らがもう一度「トリガー」になりたい。選んだのが、ネットを使って単発で仕事を請け負う「ギグエコノミーの担い手」だ。 - 日本経済新聞  
  • 米国を中心に、企業に雇用されることなく単発の仕事を請け負う働き方や、そうした働き方で形成される経済形態「ギグエコノミー」が普及している。米国などが新興国からIT人材を調達するケースが増え、2025年には世界のギグエコノミーの市場規模が37兆円に成長するとの試算もある。 - MUFG Innovation Hub  
Shiho Fukuda Koski
United States
Local time: 06:08
Native speaker of: Native in JapaneseJapanese

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