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Crowdsourcing, Sharing Economies and Development

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  • Araz Taeihagh

    (School of Social Sciences, Singapore Management University, Singapore)

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What are the similarities and differences between crowdsourcing and sharing economy? What factors influence their use in developing countries? In light of recent developments in the use of IT-mediated technologies, such as crowdsourcing and the sharing economy, this manuscript examines their similarities and differences, and the challenges regarding their effective use in developing countries. We first examine each individually and highlight different forms of each IT-mediated technology. Given that crowdsourcing and sharing economy share aspects such as the use of IT, a reliance on crowds, monetary exchange, and the use of reputation systems, we systematically compare the similarities and differences of different types of crowdsourcing with the sharing economy, thus addressing a gap in the current literature. Using this knowledge, we examine the different challenges faced by developing countries when using crowdsourcing and the sharing economy, and highlight the differences in the applicability of these IT-mediated technologies when faced with specific development issues.

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  • Araz Taeihagh, 2017. "Crowdsourcing, Sharing Economies and Development," Journal of Developing Societies, , vol. 33(2), pages 191-222, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:sae:jodeso:v:33:y:2017:i:2:p:191-222
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    1. Serpil ÇİĞDEM, 2019. "Endüstri 4.0 ve Dijital Emek Platformlarının İnsana Yakışır İş Bağlamında Değerlendirilmesi," Journal of Social Policy Conferences, Istanbul University, Faculty of Economics, vol. 0(77), pages 157-199, December.
    2. Hazel Si Min Lim & Araz Taeihagh, 2018. "Autonomous Vehicles for Smart and Sustainable Cities: An In-Depth Exploration of Privacy and Cybersecurity Implications," Energies, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 11(5), pages 1-23, April.
    3. Ho, Manh-Toan, 2019. "Lời mời đóng góp bài Chuyên đề Tài chính khởi nghiệp ở bình minh công nghiệp 4.0 [Journal of Risk and Financial Management — ISI Web of Science]," OSF Preprints ne3ux, Center for Open Science.
    4. Yanwei Li & Araz Taeihagh & Martin De Jong, 2018. "The Governance of Risks in Ridesharing: A Revelatory Case from Singapore," Energies, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 11(5), pages 1-21, May.
    5. Si Ying Tan & Araz Taeihagh, 2020. "Smart City Governance in Developing Countries: A Systematic Literature Review," Sustainability, MDPI, Open Access Journal, vol. 12(3), pages 1-29, January.
    6. Araz Taeihagh, 2017. "Crowdsourcing: a new tool for policy-making?," Policy Sciences, Springer;Society of Policy Sciences, vol. 50(4), pages 629-647, December.
    7. Mi Gan & Shuai Yang & Dandan Li & Mingfei Wang & Si Chen & Ronghui Xie & Jiyang Liu, 2018. "A Novel Intensive Distribution Logistics Network Design and Profit Allocation Problem considering Sharing Economy," Complexity, Hindawi, vol. 2018, pages 1-15, April.
    8. Kun-Huang Huarng & Ming-Feng Yu, 2019. "Customer satisfaction and repurchase intention theory for the online sharing economy," Review of Managerial Science, Springer, vol. 13(3), pages 635-647, June.

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