The sharing economy: Sharing and inequality

The sharing economy: Sharing and inequality Phuah Eng Chye (9 December 2017) Initially, sharing was welcomed as a demonstration of how technology could be used to promote self-reliance, monetise assets, empower work and reward entrepreneurs. The ideological premise was that sharing platforms would unleash market forces and community collaboration, be used to roll back government … “The sharing economy: Sharing and inequality”

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The sharing economy: The challenge of regulating information

The sharing economy: The challenge of regulating information Phuah Eng Chye (2 December 2017) Sharing platforms have already built a ubiquitous presence across the globe despite owning minimal assets and having a small number of full-time employees. In doing so, the sharing platforms have demonstrated the tremendous value that can be unlocked from a business … “The sharing economy: The challenge of regulating information”

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The sharing economy: Sharing and the city

The sharing economy: Sharing and the city Phuah Eng Chye (25 November 2018) Nestor M. Davidson and John J. Infranca highlights that the intriguing dynamics between sharing activities and cities is an under-appreciated aspect of regulating sharing platforms. “Unlike earlier generations of information or technology-based enterprises, sharing enterprises rely on a critical mass of providers … “The sharing economy: Sharing and the city”

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The sharing economy: Scale and regulatory arrangements

The sharing economy: Scale and regulatory arrangements Phuah Eng Chye (18 November 2018) One aspect of regulating the sharing industry that has attracted the attention of academia has been the unique challenges presented by the ability of platforms to coordinate the activities of millions of individuals on a real-time basis. In this context, Kellen Zale … “The sharing economy: Scale and regulatory arrangements”

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The sharing economy: To deregulate or to reregulate

The sharing economy: To deregulate or to reregulate Phuah Eng Chye (11 November 2017) In response to the disruption from ridesharing, many studies were commissioned to assess policy options. The core of the debate revolved around whether it was preferable to deregulate or to reregulate the taxi industry with an analysis of policy options for … “The sharing economy: To deregulate or to reregulate”

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The sharing economy: The challenge of regulating ridesharing

The sharing economy: The challenge of regulating ridesharing Phuah Eng Chye (4 November 2017) The rapid expansion of sharing caught the taxi industry and regulators by surprise. Sharing blurs boundaries and increases organisational permutations. This disrupted the traditional regulatory paradigm based on segmentation, licensing-ownership and fixed fares. Juliet Schor points out it is nearly impossible … “The sharing economy: The challenge of regulating ridesharing”

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