The Sharing Economy: Creativity and Growth

Day 4
Session 8
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10:20 AM

Who benefits from the sharing economy? How much government oversight is necessary to protect participants and others affected by the sharing economy? How does the sharing economy provide an outlet for creativity and opportunities for economic growth? With a focal case study of Uber, among other examples, this talk discusses the intersection of the sharing economy, creativity, and growth.

 

Recommended Readings

Angela Dills and Sean Mulholland (2018) “Ride-sharing, vehicle crashes, and crime”, Southern Economic Journal, 2018, 84(4); 865-91. Neil Gaiman on Where do you get your ideas?: http://www.neilgaiman.com/Cool_Stuff/Essays/Essays_By_Neil/Where_do_you_get_your_ideas%253F

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Instructor

Angela K. Dills, Ph.D.

Gimelstob-Landry Distinguished Professor of Regional Economic Development
Western Carolina University
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