An economist can explain why we are willing to share homes (Airbnb), carpools (BlaBlaCar), and clothing (Rent the Runway) with strangers.
Deciding Who is an Uber Employee
Government could tell sharing economy firms like Uber, Lyft and Kitchensurfing if workers will be employees or independent contractors.
Why Government Needs to Catch Up With Uber
When Uber, Lyft and others in the sharing economy create a new category of jobs, outdated labor laws can create negative externalities.
How Uber Upsets the Status Quo
Labor market innovations are examples of why the people who started Uber can be called high impact entrepreneurs who fuel creative destruction.