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 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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The sharing economy: Macroeconomic overview

The sharing economy: Macroeconomic overview Phuah Eng Chye (7 October 2017) The shift in sectoral leadership from manufacturing to services represented the economic dominance of intangibility. The continued improvements in information capabilities is now taking us to another tipping point which is unleashing the information effects of speed (real-time, algorithms), size (scale) and transparency (videos, … “The sharing economy: Macroeconomic overview”

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