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A quasi-experimental estimate of the impact of p2p ...

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By z zhang · 2017 · cited by 11 — of the uberx and lyft ride-sharing platforms. our unique contribu- tions will be taking advantage of a natural experiment of the entry. 9 pages
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A asi-experimental Estimate of the Impact of P2PTransportation Platforms on Urban Consumer PaernsZhe ZhangCarnegie Mellon University5000 Forbes AvePittsburgh, PA [email protected] LiCarnegie Mellon University5000 Forbes AvePittsburgh, PA [email protected] the pervasiveness of mobile technology and location-basedcomputing, new forms of smart urban transportation, such as Uber& Lyft, have become increasingly popular. These new forms ofurban infrastructure can inuence individuals’ movement frictionsand patterns, in turn inuencing local consumption patterns andthe economic performance of local businesses. To gain insightsabout future impact of urban transportation changes, in this paper,we utilize a novel dataset and econometric analysis methods topresent a quasi-experimental examination of how the emerginggrowth of peer-to-peer car sharing services may have affected localconsumer mobility and consumption patterns.CCS CONCEPTS• Applied computing → Econo...
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