Object History Value Shapes Owner Decisions in the Sharing Economy

Individual owners of valuable, durable objects determine the supply and pricing in the peer-to-peer sharing economy (e.g., Airbnb). Three studies show that, object history value, a value owners assign to their possessions given the history the objects have witnessed, influence owners’ willingness to share and the price they set.



Citation:

Charis Li and Chris Janiszewski (2019) ,"Object History Value Shapes Owner Decisions in the Sharing Economy", in NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 47, eds. Rajesh Bagchi, Lauren Block, and Leonard Lee, Duluth, MN : Association for Consumer Research, Pages: 180-184.

Authors

Charis Li, University of Florida, USA
Chris Janiszewski, University of Florida, USA



Volume

NA - Advances in Consumer Research Volume 47 | 2019



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