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Is Gig Work An Income Trap For Youth?

Professor Dr Chin Yee Whah, Professor of Economic Sociology, Universiti Sains Malaysia

19-Sep-23 08:30

Is Gig Work An Income Trap For Youth?

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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Categories:  the workplaceeconomy

Tags:  policy recommendationsgig economyschool leavers





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