Uber, Lyft, Airbnb, and the Sharing Economy

Uber, Lyft, Airbnb, and the Sharing Economy

Book - 2017 | First edition.
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Something remarkable emerged as a result of the Great Recession of the early twenty-first century: a sharing economy. Among the loss of jobs and mortgages and uncertainty about the future, people got creative with the way they earned, and spent, their money. Democratic platforms like Uber and Airbnb have skyrocketed in popularity, prompting tighter government regulations, but are they the answer to an economy increasingly controlled by giant corporations? Or are they just a different way for people to profit from and exploit struggling workers? Learn more from viewpoints written by today's experts.
Audience: Grade 9 to 12.
Publisher: New York : Greenhaven Publishing, 2017.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781534500488
Branch Call Number: 338.6 Ube
Characteristics: 206 pages ; 24 cm.
Additional Contributors: Bozek, Rachel - Editor

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