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New Book Examines Intricacies of Sharing Economy


When Nestor M. Davidson, the Albert A. Walsh Chair in Real Estate, Land Use, and Property Law and faculty director at Fordham Law’s Urban Law Center, moved to New York City eight years ago, hailing a taxi in the outer boroughs often amounted to a shared exercise in futility for him and other residents living outside Manhattan. Ride-sharing apps such as Uber and Lyft have since transformed global transportation in densely populated cities such as New York, and in doing so have made Davidson’s travel life easier and his scholarly focus on urban law richer.

His latest book, The Cambridge Handbook of the Law of the Sharing Economy, (Cambridge University Press, 2018), features reflections from numerous leading thinkers on how the sharing economy has shifted paradigms across a number of sectors, including in transportation and home sharing, such as AirBnB.

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