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Juliet Schor

Associate Fellow

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Juliet Schor is Professor of Sociology at Boston College. Her PhD is in economics, which she taught at Harvard from 1984 to 1995. Her most recent book is After the Gig: How the Sharing Economy Got Hijacked and How to Win it Back. Schor is also the author of the national best-seller The Overworked American: The Unexpected Decline of Leisure; The Overspent American: Why We Want What We Don’t Need, and True Wealth: How and Why Millions of Americans are Creating a Time-Rich, Ecologically Light, Small-Scale, High-Satisfaction Economy. Her current research topics include the gig economy and the future of work, time use, the “algorithmic workplace,” and the drivers of carbon emissions. Schor is also the co-chair of the Better Future Project, a Massachusetts-based climate activist organization.

Selected Tellus Publications

Debating the Sharing Economy