Sharing Economy: Business Models and Regulatory Landscape in the Mediterranean Areas

  •  Patrizia Grifoni    
  •  Alessia D'Andrea    
  •  Fernando Ferri    
  •  Tiziana Guzzo    
  •  Maurizio Angeli Felicioni    
  •  Caterina Praticò    
  •  Andrea Vignoli    


The paper describes the state of the art of the sharing economy in an ecosystemic perspective including a discussion about the strengths and weakness of business models (apartment/house renting, couch-surfing, car sharing and ride sharing, co-working, reselling and trading) and regulatory and legal issues in some European countries such as: Italy, Spain Croatia and Slovenia. The work was carried out within “open DOORS”, a project was co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund.

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