Report | Jun 22, 2016
Social Media and the Workplace

Workers turn to social media for a range of reasons while at work, with taking a mental break and connecting with friends and family being among the most common.

Short Read | May 23, 2016
Q&A: The impact and evolution of the sharing economy

We interviewed Arun Sundararajan, a professor of information, operations and management sciences at New York University, and a leading expert on the sharing economy. Sundararajan is the author of the recently released book “The Sharing Economy: The End of Employment and the Rise of Crowd-Based Capitalism.”

Short Read | May 20, 2016
How Americans define the sharing economy

In our survey, we asked respondents who had heard of the sharing economy to tell us – in their own words – how they would describe the term.

Short Read | May 19, 2016
Americans and the new digital economy: 8 key findings

Digital technology has ushered in a slew of new shared, collaborative and on-demand online services ranging from virtual marketplaces to home sharing. Our report examines the scope and impact of these services.

Presentation | Mar 29, 2016
How will the Internet of Things look by 2025?

Lee Rainie will present findings from Pew Research Center’s report titled "The Internet of Things Will Thrive by 2025" to the American Bar Association Section of Science & Technology law on March 30, 2016.

Short Read | Mar 23, 2016
Incentives – and pressures – for U.S. workers in a ‘knowledge economy’

As automation looms and more and more jobs are being shaped to accommodate the tech-saturated “knowledge economy,” 63% of full- and part-time workers say they have taken steps in the past 12 months to upgrade their skills and knowledge. That is one of several key findings from a Pew Research Center survey conducted last fall […]

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