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Digitization and the Contract Labor Market: A Research Agenda

Ajay Agrawal, John Horton, Nico Lacetera, Elizabeth Lyons

Chapter in forthcoming NBER book Economics of Digitization, Shane Greenstein, Avi Goldfarb, and Catherine Tucker, editors
Conference held June 6-7, 2013
Forthcoming from University of Chicago Press

---- Acknowledgements -----

This research was funded by the Centre for Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Rotman School of Management and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. We thank Shane Greenstein, Catherine Tucker, Avi Goldfarb, and participants at the NBER pre-conference meeting at Northwestern University for valuable feedback. Errors remain our own.

---- Disclosure of Financial Relationships for John Horton -----

I have a financial interest in the oDesk Corporation relating to my prior employment with oDesk. In particular, I have a 50K stock option grant which is still vesting. I also have a $2K monthly in-kind research budget from oDesk.

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