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Trust and Relationships in the Sharing Economy


BY PAOLO PARIGI, 25/03/2016 Market economies never fully displaced bartering and gift exchanges. In small-scale enclaves of our social world, these two types of interactions remained common even after the full development of capitalism. My cousin handing down clothes for my daughter, or the trading of items between collectors are both ...

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Bitcoin: Regulating the Deregulated


BY PRIMAVERA DE FILIPPI, 25/03/2016 Bitcoin is widely known as a decentralized payment system, which allows for the transfer of funds across borders at virtually no costs and without external control (Abramowicz, 2015). As such, it can serve as a new backbone technology for depository institutions, increasing the speed and efficiency ...

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