Arun Sundararajan is Professor and the Robert L. and Dale Atkins Rosen Faculty Fellow at New York University’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business. He is also an affiliated faculty member at NYU’s Center for Data Science and NYU’s Center for Urban Science+Progress.
Arun’s research program studies how digital technologies transform business and society. Much of his current scholarly research focuses on peer-to-peer markets, digital labor, new institutions, regulation, inequality, social networks and online privacy. He has published over 50 scientific papers in peer-reviewed academic journals and conferences and given over 200 presentations worldwide. His research has been recognized by six Best Paper awards, two Google Faculty awards, and a variety of other grants. He has provided expert input about the crowd-based sharing economy as part of Congressional testimony and to federal, state and city government agencies that include the Presidential Council of Advisors on Science and Technology, the National Economic Council and the Federal Trade Commission. His recent op-eds and commentary have appeared in TIME Magazine, the New Yorker, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Le Monde, El Pais, Wired, TechCrunch, the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times and Harvard Business Review, and on broadcast media in over a dozen countries. He is one of the founders of the Workshop on Information in Networks, is the founder of the Peer Collaborative, and is an advisor to OuiShare, the Center for Global Enterprise and the National League of Cities.