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Governance and regulation of Bitcoin and distributed ledger technologies: my chapter in a new UK government report (pp. 40-45), coauthored with Bank of England’s Robleh Ali

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I’m hiring two postdocs to study the online gig economy, with a closing date in ten days — some tips for applicants.

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Can virtual workers strike? Blogged about an upcoming book chapter on identity and collective action in microwork

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How are digital platforms shaping contemporary economy and society? I’m co-organizing a conference titled The Platform Society in Oxford, 22-23 September 2016.

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I’m looking for two great postdocs to join me at the OII for 3.5 years to study the online gig economy of digital labour marketplaces and ride hailing apps

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Speaking tomorrow at the Turku Center for Welfare Research about Uber, Upwork and Silk Road: Theorizing the Platform Economy

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My book Virtual Economies: Design and Analysis (MIT Press, with Edward Castronova) has been translated into Chinese by China Renmin University Press.

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Crowdsourcing for public policy and government: my editorial in Policy & Internet with Jonathan Bright summarizes recent research.

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Presenting at the ASA Annual Meeting 2015 in Chicago this Sunday at 8:30am on The new network patterns of digital work.

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Why are citizens migrating to Uber and Airbnb, and what should governments do about it? First in my series of blog posts outlining an institutional perspective to the sharing economy.