Geographic added value, (cyber)space and labour

Author/s Massimiliano Tabusi
Publishing Year 2021 Issue 2021/1 Language Italian
Pages 17 P. 13-29 File size 270 KB
DOI 10.3280/ES2021-001002
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Labour context is changing rapidly and it seems interesting to consider, in this regard, the role of space in an era in which it also extends towards a "cyber" dimension. Lives, salaries and bodies of workers, sometimes used like "human drones", are in close connection with the spatial conditions, and it is precisely due to the spatial differences that in our time a huge part of value is generated (the "Geographic Added Value). Gig economy can be seen as an antici-pation of the problematic effects that could arrive early, even on more traditional sectors. The text deals with these issues, between risks, disintermediation, fragmentation that the current context presents, but also with the potential that, in perspective and acquiring greater spatial awareness, could be seized by society and by the workforce.

Keywords: Geographic Added Value, Space, Cyberspace, Geographies, Labour, Gig Economy

Jel codes: E26, J46, O30, R32

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Massimiliano Tabusi, Plusvalore geografico, (cyber)spazio e lavoro in "ECONOMIA E SOCIETÀ REGIONALE " 1/2021, pp 13-29, DOI: 10.3280/ES2021-001002