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Professor Arun Sundararajan comments on how workers impacted by the government shutdown have turned to the sharing economy to earn money

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Excerpt from NBC News -- "'If we look at the past, a lot of the growth of the gig economy about 10 years ago was a consequence of weak job numbers and the recession,' Sundararajan said. 'So I think it’s well accepted that during times of economic downturn, whether it’s nationwide or within a particular sector, people do turn at increasing rates to the gig economy to try and make ends meet.'"

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