The Sharing Economy: Creativity and Growth

Day 4
Session 12
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5:05 PM

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 Uber as a focal case study, among other examples, this talk discusses the intersection of the sharing economy, creativity, and growth.

 

Recommended Readings

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

Evasive Entrepreneurs: How Innovation Improves Economies and Governments by Adam Thierer. https://www.amazon.com/Evasive-Entrepreneurs-Innovation-Economies-Governments/dp/1948647761

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Course Years:

2022,
2019

Instructor

Angela K. Dills, Ph.D.

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