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Sharing economy digital platforms

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September 2019 to December 2020

Project team

Tim Foxon

Yushi Chen

Ralitsa Hiteva

This project is investigating the growth of digital platforms for facilitating the sharing economy.

Digital platforms for the sharing economy

This project is investigating the growth of digital platforms for facilitating the sharing economy. These platforms enable consumers to access under-utilised physical assets, such as accommodation and vehicles, using both business-to-consumer and consumer-to-consumer business models. The project is surveying users of the platform to assess their motivations, use and experiences with the platform, as well as interviewing platform providers to understand their business strategies and the anticipated impacts on energy use.

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