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Defining the relevant market in the sharing economy

Francesco Russo, University of Amsterdam
Maria Luisa Stasi, European University Institute
PUBLISHED ON: 30 Jun 2016 DOI: 10.14763/2016.2.418

Sharing economy businesses open up new markets and bring about new regulatory challenges. These could be solved with traditional competition instruments, although adapted to the peculiar features of the sharing economy, including, among others, multi-sidedness and the presence of different externalities.