Jeremias Adams-Prassl & Abi Adams-Prassl
Jeremias Adams-Prassl is a Professor of Law at Oxford University. He is a leading expert on technology, innovation, and the future of work, and the author of Humans as a Service: The Promise and Perils of Work in the Gig Economy.
Professor Abi Adams-Prassl is a Senior Research Fellow at the Economics Department, University of Oxford. She works in labour and behavioural economics, and is the Co-Founder of the Covid Inequality Project. Abi tweets at @abicadams.
Founded as an upmarket limousine service in California just over a decade ago, Uber today provides cheap taxi rides in thousands of cities across the world. The company has consistently maintained that it is merely a ridesharing platform – which, crucially, means that it does not employ its drivers.