Data Analysis

In-depth, incisive and topical analysis of the big questions about how digital technologies are transforming work, drawing on the latest data.

Data Commentaries

In-depth analysis of the latest data showing how digital technologies are changing work.

Recent Commentaries:

Measuring Labour Regulation: Worker protections around the world

6 December 2023

This Data Commentary explains how the updated Centre for Business Research Labour Regulation Index provides a measure of the strength of worker protections in law in over 100 countries.

Studying digital work: Combining UK social survey data with O*Net

9 November 2023

This Data Commentary examines how combining datasets can help researchers advance understanding of the effects of digital work.

Digit Blogs

What can the data tell us about the pressing questions around digital technologies and work?

Recent Blogs:

Research identifies the four email management strategies that work… and why

6 December 2023

Dr Emma Russell explores the four ‘super’ work-email actions identified in her research.

Deliveroo judgment shows how gig economy platforms and courts are eroding workers’ rights

4 December 2023

Steve Rolf and Jacqueline O’Reilly say gig economy workers are less protected as more companies create benefits packages for self-employed workers. Originally published in The Conversation.

Digit Survey Findings

Pulse surveys provide a snapshot of data on key questions facing policymakers, practitioners and worker organisations.

Recent Surveys:

Flexible working and the pressure to stay connected

5 October 2023

This snapshot of flexible working in practice highlights a number of issues as official guidance is updated to support the implementation of flexible working policies.