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There’s no real ‘sharing’ in the platform-based economy, but cooperatives offer a solution

By Dr. Yanto Chandra  We are in the midst of the platform-based economy. From Uber and AirBnB to TaskRabbit and Etsy, platforms allow the so-called “sharing” of un- or under-utilised assets, or resources or people’s time, in a way that generates economic (and sometimes social) value. Hence, the “sharing economy”, also known as the gig economy, […]