This study investigates the opportunities and barriers digital retail platforms offer to enable young people’s entrepreneurship as a sustainable and formal income stream in Nigeria and the United Kingdom (UK). This innovative comparison sheds light on how these platforms might alleviate high levels of youth unemployment and provide sources [...]
Dimitra Petrakaki and colleagues on how health reskilling platforms can overcome unintended digital 'epistemic colonialism' to equip medical professionals with relevant, and locally appropriate, skills and knowledge.
Platforms have been studied in terms of their impact on knowledge production and generation of social value. Little however is known about the significance of the knowledge they transfer to the recipient communities—often in faraway countries of the Global South—or its potential perceived colonizing effects. Our study explores the [...]
Digit researchers have produced two new policy studies exploring work in the emerging quick commerce sector. The studies were commissioned by the Foundation for European Progressive Studies and Uni Europa.