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The CRSE maintains a complete library of academic and other multidisciplinary research. Here you will find research, reports and publications which explore all areas of self-employment. It provides a comprehensive overview of the latest thinking on freelancing and self-employment, as well as serving as a platform of knowledge to enable more research on the area.

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Global Workshop on Freelancing and Self-Employment Research 2018: Highlights and Key Takeaways

CRSE
August, 2018
This video, filmed at the annual Global Workshop on Freelancing and Self-Employment Research 2018, covers the highlights and key takeaways from the event.

The Way to Wellbeing

June, 2018
A multidimensional strategy for improving wellbeing of the self-employed

Global Research Workshop on Freelancing and Self-Employment 2018 Presentations

May, 2018
This document is a collection of the presentations provided at the Global Research Workshops on Freelancing and Self-Employment 2018, held 26-27 April 2018 at Grange City Hotel, London, UK. Over two days, leading international scholars presented new research on freelancing and self-employment.

The Economic Role of Freelance Workers in the Construction Industry

Professor Andrew Burke and Dr Samuel Vigne
February, 2018
The Economic Role of Freelance Workers in the Construction Industry has been produced by the CRSE and Hudson Contract. By analysing firms in the construction industry in 2010, 2013 and 2017, the report found that freelancers’ work and flexibility add value to businesses that could not be gained from employee labour.

Freelancers and Solo Self-Employment: Towards the Real World of Independent Work and the Case of Social Media Entrepreneurs - Dieter Bögenhold

Dieter Bögenhold
January, 2018
In this video Dieter Bögenhold discusses his research presented at the Annual Global Research Workshop on Freelancing and Self-Employment 2016.

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