Welcome to the Collaborative Economy Library

Curating the highest-quality research being done on the collaborative economy

Latest Research

About The Collaborative Economy

The collaborative economy encompasses a broad range of businesses and business models. We define it as 'an economic system that unlocks the value of underused assets through platforms that match ‘haves’ with ‘wants’ in ways that enable greater efficiency and access.’

The Collaborative Economy

Who's behind this?

The Library was developed and curated by collaborative economy experts Rachel Botsman, Pieter van de Glind and Mia de Villa. It was made possible with the generous support of Oxford University Said Business School Pedagogical Fund and Nesta UK.

Submit Your Research

The value of the library depends on institutions and individuals from all corners of the globe discovering and submitting research. If the study has not been submitted before and meets the review guidelines, you will be notified when it will be posted.