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When Did The Gig Economy Begin?

When some people think of the gig economy, companies like Uber, Lyft, Etsy and Ebay quickly come to mind. But a Cornell University professor says the seeds of the gig economy were planted long before.

Louis Hyman is an economic historian and author of the book " Temp: How American Business and the American Dream Became Temporary."

The Show talked to him about when the workplace started to change.

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As a senior field correspondent, Christina Estes focuses on stories that impact our economy, your wallet and public policy.