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In a radio interview, Professor Arun Sundararajan offers insights on how the sharing economy is changing how we live and work

Excerpt from CBC -- "A lot of different people have different conceptions of what this term [i.e. the sharing economy] means. I define it pretty broadly. I define it as any new way of organizing economic activity that uses a digital platform to tap into the time and assets of a distributed group of people. So Airbnb, for example, offers an alternative to traditional hotels, not by building hotels, but by connecting to millions of people who are willing to host a guest for a few days, either in a spare bedroom or by handing over their apartment to them for a few days."

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