Is Gig Work An Income Trap For Youth?
Professor Dr Chin Yee Whah, Professor of Economic Sociology, Universiti Sains Malaysia
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The gig economy is becoming an increasingly attractive option for school leavers who want to earn an income without pursuing a tertiary education. But is this a sustainable livelihood and how might this trend impede efforts to become a high-income nation? We discuss the phenomena and policy recommendations that should be considered with Prof. Dr. Chin Yee Whah of Universiti Sains Malaysia.
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Produced by: Tun Hizami Hashim
Presented by: Shazana Mokhtar, Keith Kam, Mark Tan
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