Calling Uber-Like Businesses the ‘Sharing Economy’ Masks Reality

Fortune – March 13, 2017

The sharing-isn’t-caring economy. As part of my reporting for my recent story in TIME about Uber’s terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year, a couple of academics gave me a sneak peek at a research paper they jointly published last week on the sharing economy—or as they called it, the “taking economy.”

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