Pricing and Matching in the Sharing Economy

@inproceedings{Chen2019PricingAM,
  title={Pricing and Matching in the Sharing Economy},
  author={Yiwei Chen and Ming Che Hu and Yun Zhou},
  year={2019}
}
Sharing economy platforms use crowdsourced suppliers to provide customers with services or goods. Their decision making often revolves around pricing and matching. Platforms like Uber charge the customers a price for using the services or goods and offer the crowdsourced suppliers a wage or pay for providing the services or goods. First, we study how the platform could optimally set the price and the wage for a single service or product in different market conditions, and investigate the… CONTINUE READING
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