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.