In April 2018, the Urban Sharing team performed a mobile research lab in San Francisco, USA. The researchers met with representatives from various sharing platforms, city authorities, civic associations and the academic community. They explored the impacts of sharing on the city in terms of its economic, environmental and social effects, the ways in which the City of San Francisco engages with sharing and the degrees to which sharing is accepted and used by the citizens. Check out the corresponding snapshot here.
The International Industrial Environmental Economics (IIIEE) hosted of the workshop “Evaluating the Sharing Economy in Cities”, which took place workshop took place on 26 February 2018. The event was hosted by Sharing Cities Sweden, a Swedish national programme for the sharing economy in cities, with IIIEE as coordinator. The Urban Sharing research team participated as part of their ongoing work. Find out more about the workshop!
Professor Oksana Mont, Andrius Plepys, Yuliya Voytenko and Lucie Zvolska of the Urban Sharing team undertook mobile research lab (MRL) in London 12th-17th November 2017. The aim of the MRL was to observe, explore and experience the sharing environment in London.