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The Collaborative Economy in Action: European Perspectives

Klimczuk, Andrzej; Česnuitytė, Vida; Avram, Gabriela

This book is one of the important outcomes of the COST Action CA16121, From Sharing to Caring: Examining the Socio-Technical Aspects of the Collaborative Economy (short name: Sharing and Caring; that was active between March 2017 and September 2021. The Action was funded by the European Cooperation in Science and Technology – COST (

The main aim of this book is to provide a comprehensive overview of the collaborative economy (CE) in European countries with a variety of its aspects for a deeper understanding of the phenomenon as a whole. The book includes 27 country reports  providing up-to-date interdisciplinary analysis on the state of the CE in 2019, when the reports were collected. Each country report went through a thorough peer review process.

Lead Editors: Andrzej Klimczuk, Vida Česnuitytė, and Gabriela Avram 

Associate Editors: Cristina Miguel, Santa Mijalche, Bori Simonovits, Bálint Balázs, Kostas Stefanidis, and Rafael Laurenti

Citation: Klimczuk, Andrzej, Vida Česnuitytė, and Gabriela Avram, eds. 2021. The Collaborative Economy in Action: European Perspectives. Limerick, Ireland: University of Limerick. 

Publisher: University of Limerick, Ireland 

ISBN: 9781911620303



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