The sharing economy: Why people participate in collaborative consumption

  title={The sharing economy: Why people participate in collaborative consumption},
  author={Juho Hamari and Mimmi Sj{\"o}klint and Antti Ukkonen},
  journal={Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology},
Information and communications technologies ICTs have enabled the rise of so-called "Collaborative Consumption" CC: the peer-to-peer-based activity of obtaining, giving, or sharing the access to goods and services, coordinated through community-based online services. [] Key Result The results show that participation in CC is motivated by many factors such as its sustainability, enjoyment of the activity as well as economic gains.

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