Three visions for how information and communication technologies alter positionalities at global economic margins

I’m currently working on a book chapter about our ‘digital labour and gig economy‘ research. The chapter attempts to contextualise plans and projects to expand digital labour schemes by governments, third-sector organisations, and private sector actors. In writing the chapter, I thought it… Continue Reading

The UK Government’s consultation on employment classification and control: a response

A response to the UK Government’s consultation on employment classification and control. Wood A.J and Graham M (2018) The government consultation on employment classification and control a response The UK government is currently undertaking a consultation on employment status. One element… Continue Reading

Towards a Fairer Platform Economy: Introducing the Fairwork Foundation

This month, I started work on a new project together with my new colleague Jamie Woodcock: The Fairwork Foundation. With generous funding from Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), we will get to spend the next year and… Continue Reading

CFP – Digital Representations of Place: Urban Overlays and Digital Justice

Digital Representations of Place: Urban Overlays and Digital Justice Call for papers: RGS-IBG Annual International Conference, Cardiff University, 28–31 August 2018   Session sponsor: the Digital Geographies Working Group (DGWG) Mark Graham (University of Oxford) and Martin Dittus (University of… Continue Reading

CfP sessions at GCEG: Digital Economies, Digital Connectivity, Digital Margins

The Geonet team will attend next year’s Global Conference of Economic Geography (GCEG) in full strength, running two hopefully lively sessions. Both run under the larger theme “Digital Economies, Digital Connectivity, Digital Margins.” Papers can be submitted between 15 Nov… Continue Reading