Special thematic section Global digital economy: on the cusp of greatness or almost checkmate for humanity? was edited by guest editors prof. Aleksandra Kanjuo Mrčela and prof. Parameswar Nayak. The section of 6 articles is organized around the topic of introduction of new technologies that always held both positive and negative potential and consequences for human-friendly, healthy and safe work and life. This thematic section addresses some of changes, problems and possible solutions associated with the developing digital global economy.
Aleksandra Kanjuo Mrčela, Parameswar Nayak: Editorial
Aleksandra Kanjuo Mrčela: In search of the good life: weaknesses of the ever-stronger global platform economy
Parameswar Nayak: Impact of virtual learning on perceived mental health of college students during Covid-19 pandemic
Tej Gonza, David Ellerman: Turning platform workers into owners: ESOP-type buyouts of labour-based platforms
Andrej Rus: New technology or new monopolies? Amazon’s elusive retail revolution
Rado Bohinc: Legal aspects of digitalisation in EU company law
Vanessa Gaffar, Tika Koeswandi, Usep Suhud: Has the Covid-19 pandemic accelerated the digital transformation of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises in Indonesia?
Anja Uršič: Employment in social enterprises within the typology of employment models for people with disabilities
Martin Christie: Bridging concepts: multi-level governance and paradiplomacy explaining territorial changes in Europe