Companies like Airbnb and Uber have ushered in the era of the sharing economy but most governments have yet to figure out how to regulate these new business models. Norway, however, is an exception and is leading the charge in figuring out how to preserve the flexibility of this model, while mandating certain labor and quality standards. This week, a commission appointed by the Norwegian government handed in its recommendations for how Norway could make way for the sharing economy through taxation and deregulation. The first step would be to change the legal status of Uber drivers so that they…

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