Participants sought for studies Do you work as a taxi driver through online platforms?

Online apps for finding job assignments have become popular and have impacted the labor market. The researchers at Karolinska Institutet are conducting a survey-study to find out how work via online platforms affects the workers' health and well-being. Taxi drivers who get their job assignments through digital platforms can participate in this study.

Map in mobile showing the route for a taxi driver
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About the study

Working via online platforms has become common in recent years. Especially in delivery, home services and taxis. Researchers at Karolinska Institutet want to investigate how platform work affects the health and well-being of digital platform workers. The aim of the study is to improve the working conditions and well-being of taxi drivers.

How does the study work?

Participants complete a short, anonymous online survey. It will take about 15 minutes of your time. The questions are about your work through digital platforms and your overall health and well-being. You can also choose to fill out a quick, 5-minute follow-up survey in 8 months if you wish.

Who can participate?

Participants must meet the following criteria:

  • You live and work in Sweden
  • You work as a taxi driver via online platforms
  • You are over 16 years old

Participate in the study

Questions about the study and your participation?

Please contact the researchers by emailing Filippa Lundh.

Responsible researchers

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Filippa Lundh

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Processing of personal data

Your personal data is processed for the purposes of this study in accordance with GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation). The legal entity responsible for processing of your personal data is Karolinska Institutet. The Data Protection Officer can be reached at The data will be analyzed on a group level, handled confidentially and it will be stored in a secure database at Karolinska Institutet. You can terminate your participation in the study at any time.