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Congress is fast on its way to passing severe restrictions on independent workers in America. That would likely lead to the loss of contracts, employment income, and opportunities.
Millions of people are freelancers or work for themselves as independent contractors. Just who would be affected and why do they choose this form of work? New research answers these questions and provides new insight into why women especially choose independent contracting.
Liya Palagashvili, a Senior Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, joins She Thinks to share her new research findings. Her primary research interests include entrepreneurship, regulation, and the gig economy. In 2016, Liya was named one of the Forbes’ “30 under 30” in Law & Policy. Liya earned her Ph.D. in economics from George Mason University.
She Thinks is a podcast for women (and men) who are sick of the spin in today’s news cycle and are seeking the truth. Once a week, every week, She Thinks host Beverly Hallberg is joined by guests who cut through the clutter and bring you the facts.
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