What a Stanford Economist Learned as an Undercover Uber Driver
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 771 , Segment 4
Episode: Putin Stays in Power, Brain Training Apps, Undercover Uber Economist
- Mar 19, 2018 11:00 pm
- 20:40 mins
Guest: Paul Oyer, PhD, Fred H. Merrill Professor of Economics, Stanford Graduate School of Business, Senior Fellow at Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research Let’s take an undercover journey into the gig economy with labor economist Paul Oyer. Well, economists crunch numbers and develop theories, but they're not trained to go undercover, right? But Oyer pulled it off, driving for Uber on the streets of Palo Alto, California where he’s a professor at Stanford.