Dr Caleb Goods
Started at UWA: 2014
Awarded a Visiting Postdoctoral Fellowship in the Faculty of Liberal Arts and Professional Studies, York University, Canada, 2015
Greening Auto Jobs: a critical analysis of the green job solution, textbook published by Lexington Books, 2014
Chancellor Commendation for Outstanding PhD Thesis, Curtin University, Australia, 2013
Flexibility of gig economy jobs a mirage
App-based platforms have made it easier for consumers to access a range of services, such as ride-hailing and food delivery. They present themselves as entities that provide a modern, efficient way of matching supply and demand while providing hyper ‘flexible’ work.Read more
The lowdown: Working for an online jobs platform
Platforms, such as Uber, are making it increasingly convenient for consumers to access a range of services via mobile phone applications.Read more
The limited choices of the food delivery worker
Some of the most vulnerable workers in the Australian labour market are squeezed between a rock and a hard place.Read more
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Canada Government
- Adapting Canadian Work and Workplaces to Respond to Climate Change.
UWA Business School, BHP Billiton Research Award
- Are Consumers Willing to Pay for Minimum Conditions for Workers in the Gig Economy?
Chief Investigator with Dr Brett Smith (UWA) and Dr Tom Barratt (ECU)
Dr Goods’ research has implications for a range of public policy areas, but also explores bigger questions around standard of living, the future of work and the sustainability of society. He is currently working on the following projects:
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Dr Goods welcomes emails from prospective PhD students interested in research topics such as the future of work, the ‘gig’ economy and ‘greening’ workplaces.