Yochai Benkler

YOUTUBE mBF-GFDaCpE Challenges of the Shared Economy

Benkler's 2006 book The Wealth of Networks describes the impact on society of new ways to work. In this presentation to the World Economic Forum he refers to the work of Karl Polanyi and his 1944 book: The Great Transformation. It is a critique of the so called shared economy or on-demand economy which highlights the threats to social solidarity.