The sharing economy: Sharing infrastructure and beyond

The sharing economy: Sharing infrastructure and beyond Phuah Eng Chye (10 February 2018) Economies are making a transition beyond services into what is popularly described as the sharing economy. The reach of sharing extends far beyond the sharing of consumer assets and houses. Jeremy Rifkin calls the sharing economy “the first new economic system that’s … “The sharing economy: Sharing infrastructure and beyond”

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The sharing economy: A futuristic taxi landscape (Part 4 – The coming of AVs)

The sharing economy: A futuristic taxi landscape (Part 4 – The coming of AVs) Phuah Eng Chye (3 February 2018) Sometimes it seems meaningless to further debate the competitive issues affecting the taxi industry as the pending use of autonomous vehicles (AVs) would change the landscape completely. The potential benefits of AVs have been much … “The sharing economy: A futuristic taxi landscape (Part 4 – The coming of AVs)”

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The sharing economy: A futuristic taxi landscape (Part 3 – Pricing fares the same way as stocks)

The sharing economy: A futuristic taxi landscape (Part 3 – Pricing fares the same way as stocks) Phuah Eng Chye (27 January 2018) Price regulation is often the biggest casualty in an industry disrupted by information. This is reflected by the experiences in the financial services and airlines industries. However, unlike other industries where prices … “The sharing economy: A futuristic taxi landscape (Part 3 – Pricing fares the same way as stocks)”

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The sharing economy: A futuristic taxi landscape (Part 2 – Modular regulation)

The sharing economy: A futuristic taxi landscape (Part 2 – Modular regulation) Phuah Eng Chye (20 January 2018) The taxi regulatory paradigm is under siege from formidable forces and is unlikely to survive in its traditional form. Sharing or the use of part-time assets and labour has triggered a massive shift in the patterns of … “The sharing economy: A futuristic taxi landscape (Part 2 – Modular regulation)”

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The sharing economy: A futuristic taxi landscape (Part 1 – The future and the uncompromising economics of the past)

The sharing economy: A futuristic taxi landscape (Part 1 – The future and the uncompromising economics of the past) Phuah Eng Chye (13 January 2018) There is a dichotomy in policy discussions on the taxi industry. Within the taxi industry, discussion is trapped by legacy issues on income, employment and competition. Outside, city planners are … “The sharing economy: A futuristic taxi landscape (Part 1 – The future and the uncompromising economics of the past)”

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The sharing economy: Sharing, social media and information

The sharing economy: Sharing, social media and information Phuah Eng Chye (6 January 2018) In earlier articles, I analysed the sharing economy from the narrow perspective of sharing platforms and the taxi industry. This has been useful for analysing how efficient use of part-time assets and labour triggers a massive shift in the patterns of … “The sharing economy: Sharing, social media and information”

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