Ep. 113: The Platform Economy
The Industrial Revolution led to the creation of firms. The Information Revolution has led to the creation of platforms. Amazon and Flipkart, Ola and Uber, Google and Apple -- are all platforms that connect producers to consumers, and gain tremendous power in the process. Anupam Manur returns to The Pragati Podcast to help us understand the platform economy and the new challenges that face us.
The Pragati Podcast is a weekly talkshow on public policy, economics and international relations hosted by Pavan Srinath.
Anupam Manur is an economist at the Takshashila Institution who works on employment, market regulations and trade.
Also check out:
Pragati Podcast #87 - The Growth of Indian E-Commerce. https://ivmpodcasts.com/the-pragati-podcast-episode-list/2019/3/7/ep-87-the-growth-of-indian-e-commerce
Anupam Manur: How to Regulate Internet Platforms Without Breaking Them. https://www.asiaglobalonline.hku.hk/regulate-internet-platforms-antitrust-competition/
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