The Sharing Economy: The End of Employment and the Rise of Crowd-Based Capitalism

Author: Arun Sundararajan

Editor’s note: In this book, Arun Sundararajan, an expert on the sharing economy, explains the transition to what he describes as “crowd-based capitalism” — a new way of organizing economic activity that may supplant the traditional corporate-centered model. As peer-to-peer commercial exchange blurs the lines between the personal and the professional, how will the economy, government regulation, what it means to have a job, and our social fabric be affected? Read more


“Information technology is disrupting a host of industries including transportation, hotels, banks, and marketplaces. The very nature of work is changing. Sundararajan offers an insightful guide to the forces shaping our economy today — and tomorrow.”

(Hal Varian, Chief Economist, Google)

This book gives us a clear overview how the first wave of crowd-based platforms have disrupted old business models and what’s next.

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