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16-8-2018 12:00 AM

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The widespread sharing of economy platforms has been recognized as a disruptive technology to every business sector. There is no doubt that sharing economy platforms created an innovative way for conducting business deals with anonyms individuals, yet, posse some new threats to the community that goes beyond monetary threat. The widespread sharing of economy platforms and their associated new threats motivated our study. In this study, I examined the impact of host’s and guest’s Identity Document (ID) verification on successful transaction completion in the context of sharing economy, specifically in accommodation services. In an empirical analysis of Airbnb's data, I found that verified hosts have the greatest impact on successful transaction completion among other groups, namely, recently-verified and never-verified groups, respectively

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Aug 16th, 12:00 AM

Better Trust Between Users in Sharing Economy Platforms

The widespread sharing of economy platforms has been recognized as a disruptive technology to every business sector. There is no doubt that sharing economy platforms created an innovative way for conducting business deals with anonyms individuals, yet, posse some new threats to the community that goes beyond monetary threat. The widespread sharing of economy platforms and their associated new threats motivated our study. In this study, I examined the impact of host’s and guest’s Identity Document (ID) verification on successful transaction completion in the context of sharing economy, specifically in accommodation services. In an empirical analysis of Airbnb's data, I found that verified hosts have the greatest impact on successful transaction completion among other groups, namely, recently-verified and never-verified groups, respectively