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Published in: Customer Needs and Solutions 1-2/2018

15-11-2017 | Research Article

Sharing Economy: Review of Current Research and Future Directions

Authors: Chakravarthi Narasimhan, Purushottam Papatla, Baojun Jiang, Praveen K. Kopalle, Paul R. Messinger, Sridhar Moorthy, Davide Proserpio, Upender Subramanian, Chunhua Wu, Ting Zhu

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Abstract

The sharing economy, in which ordinary consumers also act as sellers, is attracting much interest from scholars and practitioners. The rapid growth of this sector of the economy and the emergence of several large brands like Uber and Airbnb raise several interesting questions that need to be researched. We therefore review and summarize the extant research on this sector and suggest several additional directions for future research.
Footnotes
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For more information on the sharing economy, see Botsman and Rogers [4], Gansky [5], Walsh [6], Friedman [7], Ertz et al. [8], Hamari et al. [9], and Telles [10].
 
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Some early related work (e.g., Zervas et al. 2014) only examines spatial variations in demand for LPs after the entry of SEPs.
 
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Metadata
Title
Sharing Economy: Review of Current Research and Future Directions
Authors
Chakravarthi Narasimhan
Purushottam Papatla
Baojun Jiang
Praveen K. Kopalle
Paul R. Messinger
Sridhar Moorthy
Davide Proserpio
Upender Subramanian
Chunhua Wu
Ting Zhu
Publication date
15-11-2017
Publisher
Springer US
Published in
Customer Needs and Solutions / Issue 1-2/2018
Print ISSN: 2196-291X
Electronic ISSN: 2196-2928
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s40547-017-0079-6