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Take 15 Podcast


The Take 15 Podcast Presented By CFA Institute is a popular audio interview series defined by illuminating, short conversations with noted economists, best-selling authors, leading researchers, and successful practitioners on topics ranging from geopolitics and whistleblowing to irrationality and outlooks.

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Show Host: Lauren Foster

Producer: Mitchell Forst 

Nov 6, 2019

Episode #385. Platform businesses are all around us, but not every technology platform is a platform business. What makes a company a platform business, and how is this business model changing the landscape for trust and governance? What does sound platform governance look like? Arun Sundararajan, a professor at New York University Stern School of Business, helps answer those questions and explains why platforms are not like democracies but rather like benevolent dictatorships.