Arun Sundararaja

The Sharing Economy and the Future of Digital Governance

Arun Sundararaja

Talk: The Sharing Economy and the Future of Digital Governance

In my talk at Google, I will provide an overview of some of the topics above, after which I will discuss how crowd-based capitalism and the growing sophistication of digital trust systems are challenging the world’s existing models of regulation and governance. As digital technologies make deeper inroads into the “physical” world, these challenges become more pronounced. Autonomous vehicles, blockchain technologies, and emerging platform models for labor, energy and healthcare accelerate this convergence, exacerbating the misfit between old regulatory boxes and new ways of providing familiar things.

Arun Sundararaja

Arun Sundararajan is Professor and the Robert L. and Dale Atkins Rosen Faculty Fellow at New York University’s (NYU) Stern School of Business, and an affiliated faculty member at many of NYU’s interdisciplinary research centers, including the Center for Data Science and the Center for Urban Science and Progress.

The Sharing Economy

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.

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