Christine Gerber

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Christine Gerber
WZB

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christine.gerber [at] wzb.eu
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
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E 420
Research Fellow of the Research Group

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Since 03/2015

Research fellow in the in group "globalization, work and production". Research projects: “Between digital bohemia and precarity. Work and perfomence in the crowd.” (2016-2019); "Wearable computing in manufacturing and logistics. New forms of work in the era of digitalization" (2019-2020), "Automation, digitilization and virtualization in the world of work in the course of the COVID-19 crisis" (2021-2023).

10/2011 - 10/2014

M.A. International Relations, joint master programme at the Free University Berlin, Humboldt University Berlin and University of Potsdam.

08/2007 - 07/2010

B.A. Liberal Arts and Sciences, University College Maastricht/ Santiago de Chile.

Selected Publications

2022

Gerber, C. (2022): Gender and precarity in platform work: Old inequalities in the new world of work. In: New Technology, Work and Employment. [PDF]

Krzywdzinski, Martin/ Pfeiffer, Sabine/ Evers, Maren/ Gerber, Christine (2022): Measuring Work and Workers. Wearables and Digital Assistance Systems in Manufacturing and Logistics. WZB Discussion Paper SP III 2022-301 SP III 2022-301. Berlin: WZB.

Krzywdzinski, Martin/Butollo, Florian/Flemming, Jana/Gerber, Christine/Wandjo, David/Delicat, Nina/Herzog, Lorena/Bovenschulte, Marc/Nerger, Michael (2022): The Growing Gap Between Pioneers and Laggards. Digitalization, automation, and organizational change in the wake of the COVID-19-crisis in Germany. Weizenbaum Series 25. Berlin: Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society. (auch erschienne in deutscher Sprache; https://doi.org/10.34669/wi.ws/24)

2021

Butollo, Florian/Flemming, Jana/Wandjo, David/Gerber, Christine/Krzywdzinski, Martin (2021): Digitalisierung der Arbeitswelt in und nach der COVID-19-Krise. Thesen und Handlungsempfehlungen. Weizenbaum Series 16 16. Berlin: Weizenbaum Institut für die vernetzte Gesellschaft – Das Deutsche Internet-Institut.

Krzywdzinski, M./ Gerber, C. (2021): Between Automation and Gamification. Form of Labour Control on Crowdwork Platforms. In: Work in the Global Economy, 1 (1-2), 161-184.

2020

Krzywdzinski, M./Gerber, C. (2020): Varieties of Platform Work. Platforms and Social Inequality in Germany and the United States. Weizenbaum Series #7. Berlin: Weizenbaum Institute for the Networked Society - The German Internet Institute. [PDF]

Krzywdzinski, M./Gerber, C. (2020): Ungleich prekär. Die sozialen Sicherungssysteme prägen die Plattformarbeit in Deutschland und den USA. In: WZB-Mitteilungen, H. 172, S. 43-46. [PDF]

Gerber, C. (2020): Crowdworker* innen zwischen Autonomie und Kontrolle. Die Stabilisierung von Arbeitsteilung durch algorithmisches Management. In: WSI-Mitteilungen, 73(3), 182-192.

Gerber, C. (2020): Community building on crowdwork platforms: Autonomy and control of online workers? In: Competition & Change. [PDF]

2019

Gerber, C. (2019): "Alte Herrschaft in digitalen Gewändern? Der Arbeitsprozess auf Crowdwork-Plattformen". In: Butollo, Florian/ Nuss, Sabine (Hg.): Marx und die Roboter. Vernetzte Produktion, Künstliche Intelligenz und lebendige Arbeit. Berlin: Dietz, 256-275. [PDF]

Gerber, C. /Krzywdzinski, M. (2019): Brave New Digital Work? New Forms of Performance Control in Crowdwork. In: Steve P. Vallas/Anne Kovalainen (Eds.): Work and Labor in the Digital Age. Research in the Sociology of Work, Vol. 33. Bingley: Emerald, S. 121-143.

Gerber, C. /Krzywdzinski, M. (2019): Entgrenzung in der digitalen Onlinearbeit am Beispiel von Crowdwork. In: Hans Hanau/Wenzel Matiaske (Hg.): Entgrenzung von Arbeitsverhältnissen. Arbeitsrechtliche und sozialwissenschaftliche Perspektiven. Baden-Baden: edition sigma in der Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, S. 25-47.

2018

Krzywdzinski, M. /Gerber, C. /Evers, M. (2018): The Social Consequences of the Digital Revolution. In: Basso, Pietro/ Chiaretti, Giuliana (eds.): Le grandi questioni sociali del nostro tempo. Venedig: Edizioni Ca’Foscari, 101-120. [PDF]

2017

Gerber, C. /Krzywdzinski, M. (2017): Schöne neue Arbeitswelt? Durch Crowdworking werden Aufgaben global verteilt. In: WZB-Mitteilungen, H. 155, S. 6-9. [PDF]

2014

Gerber, C. (2014): Trade Union Responses towards Labour Market Dualization. Comparing the Impact of the Varieties of Industrial Relations in Germany, Slovenia and Poland. PIPE Working Paper, No. 23. [PDF]

Research fields

Digitilization of work | Crowdwork and platform economy | Algorithmic governance | Industry 4.0
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Christine Gerber
WZB

Contact

christine.gerber [at] wzb.eu
Reichpietschufer 50
D-10785 Berlin
room
E 420