Sundararajan, Arun.,

The sharing economy : the end of employment and the rise of crowd-based capitalism / Arun Sundararajan. - xiv, 240 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-227) and index.

Acknowledgments --
Introduction --
Cause --
The sharing economy, market economies and gift economies --
Laying the tracks : digital and socioeconomical foundations --
Platforms : under the hood --
Blockchain economies : the crowd as the market maker --
Effect --
The economic impacts of crowd-based capitalism --
The shifting landscape of regulation and consumer protection --
The future of work : challenges and controversies --
The future of work : what needs to be done --
Concluding thoughts --
Notes --
Index.

9780262034579 (hbk.)

2015039935


Economic geography.
Space in economics.
Capitalism--Social aspects.
Business networks.

330 SUN / 008923
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