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MIT thesis presentation - Blueprints for a worker support infrastructure in the peer economy

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MIT thesis presentation - Blueprints for a worker support infrastructure in the peer economy

  1. 1. for a WORKER SUPPORT infrastructure in the PEER ECONOMYBLUEPRINTS Denise Cheng // A. Edward Schiappa // César A. Hidalgo
  2. 2. What is the peer economy? Who uses it? What’s the fuss about? It can’t all be rainbows and butterflies Mucking around the field 1 2 3 4 5 AGENDA
  3. 3. QWHAT SORT OF SUPPORT IS NEEDED FOR PEOPLE TO TAKE FULL ADVANTAGE OF THE PEER ECONOMY? What can be done to address those needs?
  4. 4. What is the PEER ECONOMY? Q
  5. 5. APEER ECONOMY online, peer-to-peer marketplaces that enable people to monetize skills and assets they already have
  6. 6. Space sharing Transportation network services Small-scale manufacturing Personal services Food Education Airbnb,VRBO, ShareDesk Lyft, UberX, RelayRides Etsy, Shapeways TaskRabbit, KitchenSurfing KitchenSurfing, EatWith Skillshare, Udemy
  7. 7. Why the PEER ECONOMY? Q
  8. 8. Work flexibility Income diversity Creativity Connection Supplementary income 1 2 3 4 5 WHY?
  9. 9. QWHY NOW?
  10. 10. A
  11. 11. A
  12. 12. A
  13. 13. CRITICISMS
  14. 14. PROVIDERS BEAR ALL THE RISK
  15. 15. “SHARING ECONOMY” + “MICROENTREPRENEURS”
  16. 16. HUSTLING
  17. 17. FIELD WORK / NEEDS ASSESSMENT
  18. 18. AFFIRMED
  19. 19. PROVIDER LIFETIME VALUE
  20. 20. RAPID GROWTH
  21. 21. TRUST
  22. 22. QWHAT NEXT?
  23. 23. WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT - PERSONAL FINANCIAL LITERACY
  24. 24. WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT - RETURN ON INVESTMENT
  25. 25. CO-WEALTH GENERATION
  26. 26. COMMUNITY ACROSS THE DIVIDE
  27. 27. hiDenise@mit.edu hiDenise.com THANKYOU!
  28. 28. DOMESTIC WORKERS
  29. 29. GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT 1 2 3

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