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MIT study that found low pay for Uber, Lyft drivers to be revisited

Khosrowshahi criticized the MIT study in a tweet and called it "Mathematically Incompetent Theories


 A Massachusetts Institute of Technology research group that this week reported nearly three-quarters of Uber Technologies and Lyft Inc drivers earned below minimum wage is revisiting its study after a tweeted challenge by Uber Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi. The study, by the MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research, found that drivers' median pretax profit was $3.37 per hour, using results from a survey of more than 1,100 workers of the ride hailing companies.  Uber and Lyft have been battling complaints that they underpay their drivers. Uber and ...

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First Published: Sun, March 04 2018. 17:25 IST