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Access for all | Poverty policy in the collaborative economy

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Access for all | Poverty policy in the collaborative economy

In Amsterdam (Amsterdam, Netherlands) more than 180.000 people are supported by social security and welfare (almost 1 out of 5 people). Though, they are not the ones who are taking most advantage of the opportunities the sharing economy brings. The local government is looking into how to address this issue by enabling access to sharing platforms with the local city pass. Yesterday at 'Dit is pas Amsterdam' at Pakhuis de Zwijger we spoke about how to encourage an inclusive growth of the sharing economy, thus how to provide access to all goods and services through the sharing economy for people who could benefit the most. Read more...

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