Before the government can measure the size of the gig economy—or is it the sharing economy? The digital economy?—the sector needs to be defined.
No, it doesn’t. It doesn’t even need to measure the size of the gig economy; government has shown it’s not going to do anything useful, or freedom-promoting, with that measurement.
And this misconception, by Commerce Department Acting Under Secretary for Economic Affairs Justin Antonipillai:
In order to have good policy making, you have to have good data[.]
Again, no. Government doesn’t need to make any policy in this area. Not at all. Government just needs to butt out, and let American entrepreneurs make their own way.
Only our Liberals are unable to function without being told every little thing every step of the way. Even Liberals can learn how, though.