Crowdsourcing, Sharing Economies and Development

  title={Crowdsourcing, Sharing Economies and Development},
  author={Araz Taeihagh},
  journal={Journal of Developing Societies},
  pages={191 - 222}
  • Araz Taeihagh
  • Published 1 June 2017
  • Business
  • Journal of Developing Societies
What are the similarities and differences between crowdsourcing and sharing economy? What factors influence their use in developing countries? In light of recent developments in the use of IT-mediated technologies, such as crowdsourcing and the sharing economy, this manuscript examines their similarities and differences, and the challenges regarding their effective use in developing countries. We first examine each individually and highlight different forms of each IT-mediated technology. Given… 
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