Lyft Drivers Have a Profound Understanding of Opportunity Cost

09/13/2017

Jeffrey Tucker


I'm sitting at home binging Netflix,” my Lyft driver explained, “when suddenly I think: I could be making money right now!”

Then she hops off the sofa to grab the next notification that comes in. She is out driving yet again. Instead of feeling like a wastrel, she feels productive, energetic, awesome. She loves her new life.

This is how my Lyft driver explained how her job has changed her outlook on the world.

“Now I understand how this works.”

The cost of what she is doing now is what she could otherwise be doing. Knowing this has changed her life.

 

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