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The situation of the platform economy in Spain: conflict between government and competition authorities regarding digital platforms for holiday accommodation, such as Airbnb or Homeaway.

The situation of the platform economy in Spain: conflict between government and competition authorities regarding digital platforms for holiday accommodation, such as Airbnb or Homeaway.

Following the previous post where the situation between the traditional sectors and the new digital platforms of Uber or Cabify type transport services was analyzed, this post will reflect on the situation of the digital platforms of tourist accommodation type Airbnb or HomeAway. In this sense, there are several regulations that regulate tourist dwellings: regional […]

Sharing economy “purely sharing”: neither Airbnb nor HomeAway, Fairbnb?

Sharing economy “purely sharing”: neither Airbnb nor HomeAway, Fairbnb?

While the initial fascination with the sharing or collaborative economy has given way to a more critical and constructive vision, there is no doubt that the controversy between platforms that make “pure sharing economy” and applications that make “on demand or platform economy” continues. On the road side, we find BlaBlaCar, the success story of […]

The effect of AirBNB in New York City Housing Market has been negative, report says

The effect of AirBNB in New York City Housing Market has been negative, report says

Citizens and neighborhood associations of large cities from Los Angeles to Berlin come, in recent years, questioning and wondering about the negative impact that, at first, home-sharing platform AirBNB and other similar has caused in their neighborhoods. In this sense, a recent report from the Urban Politics and Governance research group of McGill University analyzing […]