Our featured speaker for the Fourth Annual EconBowl is Lindsey Cameron, Assistant Professor of Management in the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Dr. Cameron's centers on the future of work, namely how algorithmic management is changing the modern workplace and financial well-being, especially among low and middle wage earners. Professor Cameron’s interactive talk will discuss how algorithms, motivations, and incentives are shaping work in the largest sector of the gig economy, the ride-hailing industry. She even worked as a driver as part of her research! Find out how about life in the drivers' seat and how more than a million drivers work alongside algorithmic managers.
Professor Cameron received a Ph.D. in management at the University of Michigan and her undergraduate degree in electrical engineering and computer science from Harvard College. Her award-winning work has been published in academic journals such as the Organization Science, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Sciences and featured in numerous media outlets such as the Washington Post, Forbes, and Fast Company.