The role of digital platform companies in our lives is expanding rapidly. Every day, huge numbers of us are creating and sharing content with known and unknown others on social media, booking rides, and buying goods from distant sellers in online multisided marketplaces. Behind the scenes, companies, big and small, trade on platforms offering B2B services or access to casual labour who will work from a distance. Such advances have brought huge benefits of cost, efficiency and choice.Download
In the second article on platforms in this issue, VICKI NASH and MARK BUNTING take a practical look at the role for policymakers in more effective oversight
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