You may like using Uber to help you get around the city but there are many who fear the effect such a business model will have on the future of the workforce. Uber has provided a way for anyone to work freelance and earn decent money for a few hours a week of driving. Some predict that if more businesses adopt the freelance model that a race-to-the-bottom is inevitable.
This kind of business arrangement where people use the Internet to offer their labor or property for income is called the shared economy. The growth of such services as Uber and Airbnb signals a wealth of good topics for your next research paper. Read more