February 29, 2016

Airbnb and Uber are the Next Frontier in the Struggle Between Capital and Labor

When we talk about the “sharing economy,” Uber and Airbnb tend to be mentioned the same breath. A new study from the JPMorgan Chase Institute, finds that people who rent out assets on “capital” platforms like Airbnb or car-sharing site Turo are bringing in supplemental income. That’s starkly different from people who sign up for “labor” platforms like Uber or TaskRabbit.

Weathering income volatility with the sharing economy

Topics: Innovation, Sharing Economy