Is the gig economy overblown?

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"Everything we thought we knew about the gig economy is wrong," said Dan Kopf and Alison Griswold at Quartz. For years, economists and pundits have fretted that the "conventional 9-to-5 job is dying out," replaced by an economy dominated by independent contractors, freelancers, and temp workers summoned by smartphone apps. But data released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics last week "threw that...

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