Sharing economy

By "collaborative" or "sharing" economy, we mean the collaborative consumption and production of capital and work between peer groups, with the support of a digital platform. This concept has grown rapidly in recent years and become both a priority and a challenge for governments worldwide. The impact of corporate models such as Uber and Airbnb in cities is both disruptive and controversial.

Last modified: 
08.26.19

What is the collaborative economy?

Joan Torrent Sellens talks about the rise of new technologies that have transformed industry and society.
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This blog post provides a definition of the collaborative economy as well as the types and benefits of it.
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Providing you with a clear understanding of this economic model. Twelve pioneering business projects.
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This web page asks the major questions that affect this economic model; for example, criticisms of the employment.
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An explanation of the different terms used to refer to the collaborative economy.
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Albert Cañigueral, international expert in collaborative consumption, explains the “collaborative age”.
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The author of this article is Albert Cañigueral, OuiShare Connector for Spain and Latin America.
Blockchain per a un Airbnb realment col·laboratiu
Article del professor August Corrons en el blog d'Economia i Empresa de la UOC.
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Joan Torrent, Associate Professor of Economics at UOC, analyzes the shared economy and collaborative consumption.
Rachel Botsman considers the concept of trust on platforms such as Airbnb and Uber and the advantages this offers.

How is the collaborative economy evolving?

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Guidance so that consumers, businesses and public authorities can engage confidently in the collaborative economy.
Directori d’iniciatives de l’economia col·laborativa procomú a Catalunya
A resource developed collaboratively and in open access to map the prominence of pro-common production in Catalonia
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The author of this article Jeremiah Owyang believes that the next step for the collaborative economy is automation.
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Information graphic in the form of a honeycomb with a classification of collaborative economy businesses by sector.

Sharing Cities

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Summit edition will expand its scope and consist on a city government encounter.
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Co-create a set of common principles and agree on commitments for a shared city.

The UOC and the collaborative economy

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Dimmons research programme coversthe collaborative economy, socio-economic innovations and commons production.
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Mayo Fuster, researcher and co-organizer of the Sharing Cities Summit at the Smart City Expo World Congres.