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This research paper gives an overview of how the main players in the ridesharing industry are leveraging mobile technology to build multimodal transportation services that optimize transit connectivity, travel efficiency and urban congestion. The paper provides related insights and examples that exhibit the transition ...
When George Osborne, the former chancellor, announced that he was increasing the stamp duty payable on holiday homes by 3 per cent in 2016, it was assumed that many of us would stop buying them. To the surprise of many, including property market analysts, this turned out not to be the case.
tax Cuts? stock markets Not Sharing the wealth. Wall Street's woes have wiped out the benefits major stock indexes enjoyed following the passage of the GOP's tax overhaul and fallen below performance at the same point in the Obama administration. By Andrew Soergel, Senior economy reporter |Feb.
Quebec is creating a task force to consult on the sharing economy, to avoid having to deal with issues on a case-by-case basis as it's done in the past with companies such as Uber and Airbnb. ... Lavoie said he was interested in models of sharing economies that already exist in France and England.
When it comes to many aspects of the "sharing" or "peer-to-peer" economies (the Euphemisms applied by esteemed analysts and investors), this sort of enterprise is really nothing new. The apps and digital tools that support it may be new, and the new generation of American users may be new to the ...

When it comes to genes, lichens embrace sharing economy. Date: February 8, 2018; Source: University of Colorado at Boulder; Summary: Researchers have discovered the first known molecular evidence of obligate symbiosis in lichens, a distinctive co-evolutionary relationship that could shed new light on how and why ...
The book explores how consumption-based businesses -- from Airbnb and Couchsurfing to Zipcar and Uber -- give rise to a 'sharing economy.' Albinsson co-edited the book with Dr. B. Yasanthi Perera, associate professor in the Goodman school of Business at Brock University, in Ontario, Canada, and a ...
In the course of just a few years, the sharing economy has progressed from a few scrappy start-ups to an industry of mega-companies worth tens of billions of dollars. These platform-based businesses run on equal parts tech innovation and contract labor, with cities serving as the underlying foundation for ...
Richard Laughton, sharing economy UK Chair, the trade body for the sharing economy industry, said firms welcomed the government's plan. "Many people hugely value the flexibility that platforms provide and have been able to participate in the employment market for the first time. "Greater clarity on ...
I reached out to Jonathan Chou, Co-founder and CEO of the Bee Token Project, to gain his insights on security within the sharing economy and how blockchain technology can provide a solution to the problems currently being faced. Before heading up the Bee Token Project, Chou was the Lead of Security ...
In so many ways the virtue capitalists who have built the sharing economy on the premise that they are making the world a more just and equitable place, as they generate billions of dollars for themselves, have simply delivered more of the status quo. A report, soon to be released from McGill University's ...
It's far from the be-your-own-boss image extolled by fans of the so-called sharing economy (or the related "gig economy"), in which anything from rides across town to handyman chores can be arranged peer-to-peer via big-data apps: cutting out middlemen, expenses, and much of a "traditional" job.
I'd also point out on the economy that capital investment is now a lot more productive than it used to be. technology makes sure of that. Whether it's the sharing economy that brings assets into productive use, like say Airbnb, or maybe it's if you have a factory that's working 24/7 with robots, or as it used to be ...
Uber and Airbnb, the hugely popular marketplaces for ride-sharing and home-sharing, are usually considered the leading players in the emerging "sharing economy." Another buzz phrase, "people as a service," describes the business models of these two companies, both of which attracted funding that ...
Collaboration in Cities: From Sharing to sharing economy (World Economic Forum) explores the expanding role of the sharing economy in cities and identifies opportunities for cities to engage and drive sharing practices. The report features case studies from 10 cities around the world -- including Seattle, ...
With an estimated 55 percent of the world's population living in cities last year, urbanization is a factor in the sharing economy. Number-three is the "Call Out culture" -- hashtag activists, e-petitioners and other social media renegades. A Sprout Social survey in 2017 found that 46 percent of U.S. consumers ...

Business practices collectively known as the "sharing economy" are finding their way to Japanese regional governments addressing such problems as aging populations and scarce job opportunities. The sharing economy involves activities in which individuals can pay to borrow or rent underused assets ...
Business practices collectively known as the "sharing economy" are offering new ways for local and prefectural governments to address problems such as aging populations and scarce job opportunities. The sharing economy involves arrangements in which individuals can pay to borrow or rent underused ...
He's part of a growing workforce that gig economy companies rely on but don't employ. businesses are increasingly using "contingent workers" -- contractors or employees of temporary staffing agencies -- instead of hiring directly and providing the requisite benefits. These alternative work arrangements ...
Riding on the belief that "software will eat the world", and the vision that it could help build a more egalitarian society, I became part of a broader phenomenon that has become known as the "sharing economy". Poster-child tech start-ups like Uber and Airbnb are pioneers of this trend, with spin-offs in ...
Some estimates find that the sharing economy, of which Airbnb is a part, is expected to grow from $14 billion in 2014 to over $335 billion in 2025. ... Many rural communities are diversifying their primarily agrarian subsistence economies thorough community eco-tourism initiatives that are enabled by this ...
It's remarkable how one moment of drunken madness can have lifelong repercussions. Almost a decade ago, a 19-year old Michaela Booth found herself in the midst of a drunken fracas in a nightclub. It was a mistake that resulted in a judge sentencing Booth to four years in prison. Booth has since turned ...
Developed economies worldwide are undergoing a transformation; they are turning into sharing economies. The examples given are just two of the many new business models. American consultant Murat Uenlue has identified elements of a shared economy business model, showing that the potential of ...
Soon, Dubai will be the first city in the world to have self-flying taxis and Robocop. There is no more befitting place than Dubai to talk about advanced technologies and impactful projects. On December 13th, 2017, in a joyous event, PIN Community gathered 100 leaders from 20 countries at Hyatt Regency ...
According to the Brookings Institution, a non-profit public policy organization, the sharing economy is "the peer-to-peer based activity of obtaining, giving, ... Many rural communities are diversifying their primarily agrarian subsistence economies thorough community eco-tourism initiatives that are enabled by ...
By developing and realizing influencer services using blockchain technology from sharing economies, starting with Japanese influencers, we can build a platform where influencers from around the world will gather. We are a small but dedicated Japanese team that aims to leap forward and achieve ...
The market value of sharing economy will reach 4.5 trillion yuan (about 680 billion U.S. dollars) in 2017, compared with 3.45 trillion last year, according to the State Information Center (SIC). The sharing economy is expected to maintain annual growth of about 40 percent over the next few years, the SIC ...
One key step we can take is to embrace the sharing economy: empowering middle-class residents in Pensacola and elsewhere to provide transportation ... By embracing technological advances and the evolving preferences of travelers, we can boost our local and state economies and ensure that the world ...
The market value of sharing economy will reach 4.5 trillion yuan (about 680 billion U.S. dollars) in 2017, compared with 3.45 trillion last year, according to the State Information Center (SIC). The sharing economy is expected to maintain annual growth of about 40 percent over the next few years, the SIC ...
The sharing economy: how its rise and regulation will impact future jobs, entrepreneurship and economies ... New York University professor Arun Sundararajan explores these issues in his book, The sharing economy: The End of employment and the Rise of Crowd-Based capitalism. The nine chapters ...
The sharing economy can simply refer to well-known platforms like Uber and Airbnb, or in the broader sense of all democratized marketplaces. Unlike its vibrant use in North America, though, the term remains relatively unfamiliar to the public here. Now a Korean chaebol is seeking to bring this economic ...
Adopting the blockchain into the sharing economy allows for the concept of fractional ownership of expensive assets. Even though sharing platforms have achieved collaborative consumption of resources, they are yet to be able to allow for collaborative ownership. By putting assets on the blockchain, we ...
The market value of sharing economy will reach 4.5 trillion yuan (about 680 billion U.S. dollars) in 2017, compared with 3.45 trillion last year, according to the State Information Center (SIC). The sharing economy is expected to maintain annual growth of about 40 percent over the next few years, the SIC ...
A new Washington "sharing economy" committee has began ironing out goals to inform the public of new trends in online services. Director of Community and ... The "sharing economy" includes services like ride sharing, including Uber and Lyft, and vacation rentals by owners (VRBO). The goal of the ...
And one step that we can take is to embrace the sharing economy, which is empowering middle-class residents in Pensacola and elsewhere to provide transportation ... By embracing these technological advances --and the evolving preferences of travelers -- we can boost our local and state economies.
China has announced its character of the year, and the winner is 享 (xiang), meaning "share." It's a nod to the so-called "sharing economy" in China. "The popularity of on-demand bikes and the boom of the sharing economy brought visible benefits to people and explained the meaning of common ...
According to Google Trends, the popularity of the phrase "sharing economy" has increased sixteenfold since 2013. But what is it? sharing economy is often confused with overlapping terms such as the "collaborative economy", "on-demand economy", "gig economy", "freelance economy", "peer economy", ...
With a bunch of smartphone-based apps enabling people to rent a wide range of items, China is embracing a new age of business and convenience. Buoyed by successful startups such as the rental bicycles company Ofo Inc and the ridehailing company Didi Chuxing, the tide of the sharing economy is ...
The traditional notion of car ownership is under threat. Tech innovation, the sharing economy, and the soaring cost of running a vehicle are giving rise to a new age of driving. Increasingly, drivers are choosing to carpool, share vehicles or borrow from others when they need them. Attitudes are changing ...
Travel and tourism have long served as the backbone of Florida's economy, which is now the 18th largest in the world. In Pensacola, where I am mayor, we're proud that our city has emerged as a driving force of this growth industry. In just the past year, the Pensacola region welcomed 2.7 million visitors ...
They may sell products or services, build relationships, share advice, give reviews, collaborate, co-create and more," an HBR study said. Most of the so-called services relating to the "sharing economy" use digitally enabled platforms to achieve more efficiency of physical assets or time. Generally, an ...
Jimmy Robinson - the Dubai representative of PIN Community - was welcomed to talk about the PIN Community and its roadmap on combining all 4 discussed elements (Blockchain, A.I., Big Data, and sharing economy) into its products including the Collaborative Investment & Saving Portal, Direct ...
Because Turo's email explanations were inconsistent and a technical bug was ultimately blamed for an underage driver being allowed to rent Thomas's car, I asked "The sharing economy" author and New York University Stern school of Business Professor Arun Sundararajan if scaling tended to be a ...
It can be said the sharing economy brought the internet into the real world, helping it move real items rather than just information. On today's web, though, if you want to rent out your camera or desk, you need a specific site for each one (think Airbnb, 99 Designs or DogVacay), and each site takes a hefty cut ...


 

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