The World Economic Forum has compiled a video montage that offers a useful overview of the sharing economy. Though the finished product lacks cohesion and depth, it raises some striking issues, such as China’s early success with the sharing economy and the unsolved issue of regulation. getAbstract recommends this video to anyone seeking an overview of the social change that the sharing economy can effect.
In this summary, you will learn
- What the sharing economy comprises,
- Why it matters and
- How it is changing the world.
About the Speakers
Yochai Benkler is a professor at Harvard Law School. Jeremy Rifkin is an economist. Carlo Ratti is the director of the MIT Senseable City Lab. Rachel Botsman is a lecturer at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School.