The Sharing Economy Phenomenon: Challenges and Legislation

  • Artemis Giourgali
Conference paper
Part of the Springer Proceedings in Business and Economics book series (SPBE)


In the sharing economy sector, users, providers, governments, sites and established businesses, have found themselves wondering about its present and its future. This research is conducted to ascertain the factors that affect a business on the sharing economy sector. With a tourism sectoral approach and examples, the author tries to find some answers about where the business opportunities may be in the sharing economy, identify its key underlying components and discuss some legislative issues.


Sharing economy Tourism sector analysis Business expansion factors 

JEL Classification

Z32 Z33 Z38 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Artemis Giourgali
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  1. 1.Polytechnic University of ValenciaValenciaSpain

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