Yuliya Voytenko Palgan introduces the project 'Sharing and the City' researching the place of the sharing economy in cities worldwide
This paper written by Cait Lamberton and Randall Rose published in the Journal of Marketing conceptualizes commercial sharing systems within a typology of shared goods.
This article by Benoit et al. aims to clarify the roles of the three main actors in collaborative consumption.
In this article by Festila and Dueholm Müller, the authors ask how the rise of technology-mediated, access-based consumption influences our extended selves.
Overview on the platforms' legacy and their relationship with government bodies, and the power dynamics between platforms and users.
This french language study by Carbone et al. examines the role of logistics in collaborative consumption and identifies and describes four distinct categories.
This study by Hamari et al. tests the assumption that individuals engage in collaborative consumption for the greater good and finds people are more likely to participate for personal gains.
Schaefers et al. find that misbehaviour is contagious in access-based services, but also put forward evidence-based strategies to curb bad conduct.
Since 2013 Crowd Companies has been tracking different ways large companies are participating in the collaborative economy. This spreadsheet offers a timeline and also several visualisations describing the activities of large brands.
This report released by Piper Jaffray outlines the sharing economy's enablers and secular drivers, introduces sub-sectors of the sharing economy, and examines its impact to existing businesses.