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Why do we trust our Uber drivers?

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It sounds strange, when you think about it, to contact a complete stranger, tell them where you are, and then climb into their car. In other words, why do we trust our Uber drivers?

Arun Sundararajan, professor of information, operations, and management sciences at New York University and a faculty fellow at the Stern School, tackles the question in a 90-second video.

Trust in Uber drivers, he suggests, is a good sign for the economy and trade.

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Source: New York University