The Current and Future State of the Sharing Economy

@article{Yaraghi2017TheCA,
  title={The Current and Future State of the Sharing Economy},
  author={Niam Yaraghi and Shamika Ravi},
  journal={Economics of Networks eJournal},
  year={2017}
}
This paper finds that the sharing economy is “the peer-to-peer based activity of obtaining, giving, or sharing access to good and services”. Alternative names for this phenomenon include gig economy, platform economy, access economy, and collaborative consumption. The sharing economy is estimated to grow from $14 billion in 2014 to $335 billion by 2025. This estimate is based on the rapid growth of Uber and Airbnb as indicative. Data shows that private vehicles go unused for 95 per cent of… 
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