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Professor Arun Sundararajan offers insights on safety when using sharing economy platforms

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Excerpt from Cosmpolitan -- "Companies that provide a set paid service, like Uber, Lyft, and Handy, do typically run background checks. 'And many platforms have done a lot to improve the number of clues you have about the person on the other end of the transaction,' says Arun Sundararajan, PhD, professor of information, operations, and management sciences at NYU’s Stern School of Business and author of The Sharing Economy. 'But this is still not a hotel where, say, Hilton is responsible for your experience from beginning to end. The reality is, there is more burden on you to find a safe provider.'"

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