Gettin' Giggy With It : Planet Money Despite the proliferation of apps like Lyft, TaskRabbit, and Uber, a new report found no growth in people primarily doing this kind of work. Here's how the "gig economy" is and isn't changing.
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Gettin' Giggy With It

The nation just got an update on the gig economy — a major survey of independent, informal, and temporary work just got updated for the first time in almost 13 years. On today's Indicator, we look at how this kind of alternative work arrangement has changed the economy in the last decade or so... and how it hasn't.

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