Contribution “Plurality and Effects of the Sharing Economy”

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Johanna Mair and Georg Reischauer showcase the relevance of considering the plurality of ‘the’ sharing economy and provide an overview on insights on the effects of the sharing economy on multiple levels.

The sharing economy is polarizing. It is time to move beyond debates on the 'true nature' of the sharing economy and embrace its plurality. The sharing economy is made of for-profit and non-profit organizations that interact in various markets and host diverse online communities. What is more important is to assess the effects of the sharing economy for society, policy, and the economy.

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