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Popularized by recent ride- and accommodation-sharing platforms, the sharing economy has experienced significant growth and demonstrated its potential for international scalability. The implications of this new economy are predicted to disrupt a variety of business models and industries, ultimately challenging the way we define consumption. Show More Summary
CONSTRUCTIVE FEEDBACK UNIVERSITY RESPECTS 'EFFECTIVE NON-VIOLENT COLONIZATION TECHNIQUES'While there is a solid voice of OPPOSITION against the "Shared Economy" resident WITHIN THE FACTIONS OF "BLACK PROTECTION ADVOCATES" - now thatShow More Summary
Good news about the environment is rare these days, but in Tanzania there are signs that local wildlife conservation efforts can effectively protect the natural resources that provide the lion's share of revenue for the economy. Eco-tourism...Show More Summary
The maneuver is good for companies’ stock prices, but it may not help the overall economy — undercutting a central goal of the tax cuts.
EU Doubling Renewables by 2030 Positive for Economy, Key to Emission Reductions; New IRENA report outlines how increasing share of renewables to 34% can boost economy, and help meet emission reductions goals 20 February 2018 (International...Show More Summary
Banning or heavily regulating short-term rentals in Kansas City could deter tech companies from building in the metro, tech council members say. It’s more than just the perception that Kansas City is not tech-friendly, said Chris Brown, attorney and founder of Venture Legal who advocates for friendlier laws for the sharing economy. It’s going to hurt […]
Visit EveryoneCreates.org to read stories of creation empowered by the internet, and share your own! » Just last week we announced our new site EveryoneCreates.org, in which we showcase stories of people who rely on the open internet...Show More Summary
Villanova hosts a colloquium today on Tax and the Sharing Economy: As described by the World Economic Forum, a “sharing economy” focuses on the sharing of underutilized assets, monetized or not, in ways that improve efficiency, sustainability and community. Well-known examples include Airbnb, Uber and Lyft. The gathering of renowned...
Readers of this blog know that I consider the December 2017 tax legislation to be unwise, misdirected, and harmful to the economy. I have shared some of my thoughts in Those Tax-Cut Inspired Bonus Payments? Just Another Ruse, That Bonus...Show More Summary
In a significant court decision on the status of “gig economy” workers, a federal judge ruled drivers for GrubHub Inc. are independent contractors and not employees. The ruling may have far-reaching implications for other sharing economy companies, including Uber Technologies Inc., whose business...
University of Colorado Boulder researchers have discovered the first known molecular evidence of obligate symbiosis in lichens, a distinctive co-evolutionary relationship that could shed new light on how and why some multicellular organisms consolidate their genomes in order to co-exist.
Good morning everyone, I just received a Facebook message from my friend, Brant, that I wanted to share with everyone (he said it would be helpful for others to know). Here is what Brant said: So, I just got off the phone with American...Show More Summary
As technology advances, it is more and more obvious that information networks, communication, and the economy are becoming increasingly interconnected and globalized, spreading across several countries. This means an increase in theShow More Summary
In this modern information-based economy, where most workers use some type of computer or communication device as a major part of their job and so much of the economy is based on using and sharing information, there’s no doubt that knowing how to write computer programs is an incredibly valuable skill. Show More Summary
Noëmie Lisack, Rana Sajedi and Gregory Thwaites at Bank Underground: Population ageing and the macroeconomy: An unprecedented ageing process is unfolding in industrialised economies. The share of the population over 65 has gone from 8% in 1950 to almost 20%...
Uber is getting in on the latest sharing economy trend: bike sharing. The company is teaming up with Jump, an electric bike-sharing startup based out of New York. Together, the two are running a pilot in San Francisco that ostensibly tests the desire for this product. Show More Summary
It’s been called a number of things: The sharing economy, or “shareconomy.” Peer-to-peer economy. Collaborative consumption. What all of these terms have in common is the idea of decentralization.
PARIS (AP) — For a glimpse at President Emmanuel Macron's vision for the new French economy, look no farther than Station F. Entrepreneurs don virtual reality goggles and share ideas with business angels in this old Paris train station-turned-startup...Show More Summary