BLOG: Jovana Karanovic on blockchain & the sharing economy

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Jovana Karanovic, a PhD candidate at KIN, frequently reaches out to others to share her thoughts and views on the platform economy. On Sunday April 1st an article of her was posted on the popular technology-news website The Next Web.

In the past months a lot of debate has been going on about the ways in which platforms such as Uber, Deliveroo, and Airbnb operate. While these platforms have a lot of pros for the public, they also have an important downside: low salaries and job insecurity.

“But blockchain is coming to the rescue. It’s promising to make trust, reputation, and coordination possible without the need for centralized authority. So I wonder, how would the sharing economy world look if it was run by the users, for the users?”

Read more about Jovana Karanovic’s thoughts on the use of blockchain in the sharing economy in her recent article on The Next Web.