The New Economy: From 9-to-5 to Freelancers

Campus: Brooklyn Campus

Subject: Sociology & History

Presentation title: The New Economy: From 9-to-5 to Freelancers

Faculty Members Name : Richard Greenwald

Faculty contact information: rgreenwald@sjcny.edu

Description of Presentation: This presentation will discuss the rise of contingent labor, not just day laborers, but the new creative class as well. Right now as many as 30% of all Americans work as consultants, freelancers or independent contractors. What does this means for society and our economy, our family structure etc?

Intended Audience: General

Hard/software needs: N/A

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