Economic geographies of the platform economy

Conference: Deutscher Kongress für Geographie, Frankfurt, 19–23 September 2023

Organizers: Fabian Namberger (HafenCity University Hamburg), Christiane Meyer-Habighorst (University of Zurich)

The panel discussed platformization from a specifically economic-geographical perspective. In particular, presentations focused on digital platforms within (1) global value chains, (2) ecosystems of digital entrepreneurship, (3) ridehailing and state regulation, and (4) social reproduction and care work.

Image © Deutsche Gesellschaft für Geographie (DKG).
Image © Deutsche Gesellschaft für Geographie (DKG).

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