Corpus ID: 210170684

The Distributional Impact of the Sharing Economy on the Housing Market

  title={The Distributional Impact of the Sharing Economy on the Housing Market},
  author={Sophie Calder-Wang},
  • Sophie Calder-Wang
  • Published 2019
  • What is the impact of the sharing economy, pioneered by companies such as Airbnb, on the housing market? In this paper, I estimate the welfare and distributional impact of Airbnb on the residents of New York City. I develop a model of an integrated housing market, in which a landlord can offer a housing unit for rent either on the traditional longterm rental market or on the newly available short-term rental market. By estimating a structural model of residential choice and linking it to… CONTINUE READING
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