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What Do Platforms Do? Understanding the Gig Economy

Overview of attention for article published in Annual Review of Sociology, July 2020
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  • In the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric
  • Among the highest-scoring outputs from this source (#35 of 721)
  • High Attention Score compared to outputs of the same age (96th percentile)

Mentioned by

blogs
1 blog
twitter
140 tweeters
wikipedia
3 Wikipedia pages

Citations

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92 Dimensions

Readers on

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385 Mendeley
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Title
What Do Platforms Do? Understanding the Gig Economy
Published in
Annual Review of Sociology, July 2020
DOI 10.1146/annurev-soc-121919-054857
Authors

Steven Vallas, Juliet B. Schor

Twitter Demographics

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
Unknown 385 100%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Ph. D. Student 76 20%
Student > Master 54 14%
Student > Bachelor 42 11%
Researcher 27 7%
Student > Doctoral Student 25 6%
Other 61 16%
Unknown 100 26%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Social Sciences 117 30%
Business, Management and Accounting 75 19%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 20 5%
Arts and Humanities 14 4%
Computer Science 12 3%
Other 37 10%
Unknown 110 29%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 108. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 26 December 2021.
All research outputs
#266,230
of 19,899,588 outputs
Outputs from Annual Review of Sociology
#35
of 721 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#8,963
of 291,651 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Annual Review of Sociology
#1
of 1 outputs
Altmetric has tracked 19,899,588 research outputs across all sources so far. Compared to these this one has done particularly well and is in the 98th percentile: it's in the top 5% of all research outputs ever tracked by Altmetric.
So far Altmetric has tracked 721 research outputs from this source. They typically receive a lot more attention than average, with a mean Attention Score of 24.1. This one has done particularly well, scoring higher than 95% of its peers.
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