Paychecks, Paydays and the Online Platform Economy


JPMorgan Chase Institute explores the gig economy and its effects on incomes in America. An estimated 10.3 million Americans earned income through web-based platforms like Uber and Airbnb between 2012 and 2015. That’s 6.5 percent of the total U.S. workforce. Demand is also driving the growth as online service use becomes more common.