Who Benefits from the "Sharing" Economy of Airbnb?

@article{Quattrone2016WhoBF,
  title={Who Benefits from the "Sharing" Economy of Airbnb?},
  author={Giovanni Quattrone and Davide Proserpio and Daniele Quercia and Licia Capra and Mirco Musolesi},
  journal={Proceedings of the 25th International Conference on World Wide Web},
  year={2016}
}
Sharing economy platforms have become extremely popular in the last few years, and they have changed the way in which we commute, travel, and borrow among many other activities. Despite their popularity among consumers, such companies are poorly regulated. For example, Airbnb, one of the most successful examples of sharing economy platform, is often criticized by regulators and policy makers. While, in theory, municipalities should regulate the emergence of Airbnb through evidence-based policy… Expand
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