Trust: The Currency of the Sharing Economy


Arun Sundararajan

NYU's Stern School of Business

Recent studies claim society is experiencing an unprecedented crisis of trust. Yet on any given night, people are staying in other people's homes. Countless people are getting around by getting in cars with strangers. If we're supposedly experiencing such a deficit of trust, why are sharing economy companies thriving and how are they facilitating a level of trust that enables us to overcome our stranger danger bias?

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Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Level: Intermediate