Sharing Means Renting?: An Entire-marketplace Analysis of Airbnb

  title={Sharing Means Renting?: An Entire-marketplace Analysis of Airbnb},
  author={Qing Ke},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2017 ACM on Web Science Conference},
  • Qing Ke
  • Published 6 January 2017
  • Business
  • Proceedings of the 2017 ACM on Web Science Conference
Airbnb, an online marketplace for accommodations, has experienced a staggering growth accompanied by intense debates and scattered regulations around the world. Current discourses, however, are largely focused on opinions rather than empirical evidences. Here, we aim to bridge this gap by presenting the first large-scale measurement study on Airbnb, using a crawled data set containing 2.3 million listings, 1.3 million hosts, and 19.3 million reviews. We measure several key characteristics at… 

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  • Qing Ke
  • Economics
    Proc. ACM Hum. Comput. Interact.
  • 2017
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