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The Global Rise of Platform Firms in Urban Mobility Markets
March 3, 2020 @ 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Jason Jackson is Ford Career Development Assistant Professor in Political Economy and Urban Planning in the Department of Urban Studies and Planning. Jason’s research focuses on the relationship between states and markets. It seeks to understand the historical origins and evolution of the institutional arrangements through which states and markets are constituted from the late 19th century to the present. Jason’s work is particularly focused on the role of economic ideas and moral beliefs in shaping market institutions. Jason is also a member of the Task Force on Work of the Future at MIT.