Audio of the Week: An Economics Take on the Sharing Economy

In this a16z podcast (a show created by VC firm Andreessen Horowitz), NYU Stern professor Arun Sundararajan shares his thoughts on ‘crowd-based capitalism’ and democratization of opportunities, through the creation of millions of mini-entrepreneurs in the Sharing Economy. Arun also talks about how to protect the interests of ‘workers’ and the role of regulation. Arun Sundararajan is a thought leader in the field and advisor to policymakers and government officials.