SHARING ECONOMY

SHARING ECONOMY

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  1. Sharing-economy star Airbnb has sent tremors through the hotel industry

    The Big Read: Sharing economy — the next big thing that never was?

    More than a decade after the sharing economy began its meteoric rise across the globe, the collaborative movement has come under siege, including ...
  2. coworking space

    Commentary: Don’t fall prey to the seductive lure of fancy co-working spaces

    Co-working spaces emerged as social experiments conducted a decade ago but it is still premature to conclude they are advantageous on the whole, ...
  3. Co-working space Collision 8 (1)

    Commentary: Booming co-working spaces part of the new economy, but regulatory frameworks remain outdated

    Policymakers must bear in mind that co-working spaces can have a disruptive effect on existing markets, say observers from Curtin University.
  4. New Content Item

    The Big Read: No more errantly parked bikes? New regime promising, but requires some pain

    New regulations have raised concerns of higher business costs, risks that businesses could gain access to one another's customers and user privacy.
  5. oBike east of Singapore

    Commentary: How oBike, Grab-Uber merger were managed shows we haven't gotten disruption right

    The way authorities approached oBike’s closure and other disruptions which include Grab-Uber's merger, FinTech and lifelong learning offers ...
  6. New Content Item

    Commentary: Ride-sharing operators can be profitable – if they cooperate with governments

    Many ride-sharing platforms are not profitable, and increased competition has placed downward pressure on drivers' incomes. But things can change ...
  7. New Content Item

    Commentary: Is Airbnb sharing or plain old commercial letting? What regulation needs to consider

    Research suggests the short-term letting of commercial properties rather than the sharing of spare house capacity make up the majority of Airbnb ...
  8. airbnb 3

    Commentary: Regulating Airbnb rentals not pressing until numbers grow

    Regulating the sharing economy to accurately price in disamenities can be challenging, but not doing so only serves to kick the can down the road, ...