Research

This room contains the latest research about the sharing economy in the tourism sector.

Effectiveness of automated limits on Airbnb platform in Amsterdam

01/05/2017Sharing Cities Alliance Support
This article is a shortened version of a data release by Airbnb that demonstrates the impact of the automated limit installed after the MoU that was signed December 2016.

Sustainability Framings of Accommodation Sharing

This research investigates how accommodation providers, platform operators, and consumers play their part in the framing of social, economic, and environmental sustainability of accommodation sharing

Airbnb: Why Tourists Choose It and How They Use It

This study explains why people choose to use the short-stay platform Airbnb.

Analytical paper on market access requirements in the short-term accommodation rental sector in Barcelona, Berlin and Amsterdam

Analytical paper on market access requirements in the short-term accommodation rental sector in Barcelona, Berlin and Amsterdam.

Up in the Air: Harmonizing the Sharing Economy Through Airbnb Regulations

01/05/2016Sharing Cities Alliance Support
This research argues that Airbnb should be held liable for limited actions of hosts that are consistent with the externalities typically associated with transient home sharing.

Home-Sharing in the Digital Economy: The Cases of Brussels, Stockholm, and Budapest

This paper explains the case of home-sharing, the nature of the national restrictions implemented in three beforehand selected cities with different regulatory frameworks: Brussels, Stockholm, and Bu

Impulse paper on specific liability issues raised by the collaborative economy in the accommodation sector

Analytical paper on liability issues in the short-term accommodation rental sector in Barcelona, Paris and Amsterdam.

Analytical paper on market access requirements in the short-term accommodation rental sector in Paris, Rome, Milan and London

Analytical paper on market access requirements in the short-term accommodation rental sector in Paris, Rome, Milan and London.

Travel and Tourism: Travel and the Sharing Economy

18/06/2018Sharing Cities Alliance Support
This study from Euromonitor outlines the drivers behind the growth in the travel sharing economy.

Racial Discrimination in the Sharing Economy: Evidence from a Field Experiment

12/06/2018Sharing Cities Alliance Support
Using Airbnb as a test case, this study by Edelman et al. contributes to a small but growing body of literature suggesting that racial discrimination persists in online platforms.