Paper 1: The disruptive forces of the sharing economy

Suzor, Nicolas P. & Wikstrom, Patrik (2016) Paper 1: The disruptive forces of the sharing economy. The Innovation Paper. Opportunities for Personalised Transport, Queensland.

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  • The sharing economy unlocks a previously unused value of goods and labour, and causes disruption in established industries.

  • The pattern of disruption is similar regardless of the industry that's impacted. While the initial phases of disruption are transformational for many (e.g. lost jobs), often the industries end up stronger than before they were before the disruption.

  • Due to different in setting, upholding and enforcing standards, it is hard to assess the regulatory trade-offs. Safety, labour relations and social fairness are important factors to consider across the industry.

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ID Code: 95414
Item Type: Report
Refereed: No
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Keywords: sharing economy, disruption, innovation
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Digital Media Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Current > Schools > School of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2016 Dr Nicolas P. Suzor and Patrik Wikstrom
Deposited On: 09 May 2016 00:07
Last Modified: 10 May 2016 00:42

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