Third-Party Taxi Apps: A Sustainable Industry, or a Fleeting Trend?

“The rise of the ride-sharing app has no doubt redefined the taxi and car service business, but with investors eagerly throwing money at companies like Uber, it is important to ask: just how sustainable is the existing ride-sharing model?”

Wrote another article for the Stanford Political Journal a couple weeks back but forgot to post it to the blog — enjoy! Remember to follow stanfordpolitics.com for spectacularly well-written articles.

On a personal note: been up in London and Warwick for the last week (skipping a week of classes in the process… Got lots to catch up on), so look forward to a post on the Warwick Economics Summit soon. I know I’ve made a lot of empty promises about new posts, but trust me on this one.

 

Featured Image via Noel Tock/Creative Commons.

 

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