Initiative on the Sharing Economy publications
- Symposium on the Sharing Economy: Public Forum Summary Report (May 17, 2016, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 8.05 MB PDF)
In the news
- TaskRabbit’s Stalled Revolution (Bloomberg Technology, December 22, 2016)
TaskRabbit was founded in 2008 with a big idea. On the company's website and app, people make money by assembling strangers’ Ikea furniture or cleaning their bathrooms.... Saif Benjaafar, who runs the Sharing Economy Initiative, a research project at the University of Minnesota, credits TaskRabbit with helping create a movement.
- Sharing economy delivers risks, rewards to Rochester (Minnesota Public Radio News, October 4, 2016)
- Symposium sparks discussion of sharing economy's promise—and perils (CTS Catalyst, June 2016)
- The sharing economy is here (Institute on the Environment blog, June 16, 2016)