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on peer-to-peer dynamics in the field of politics, economics and institutions
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Seoul, South Korea Will Ban Uber

Seoul, South Korea Will Ban Uber | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The city plans to introduce their own app for licensed taxis.
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Seoul Moves to Ban Uber, Plans Own App

Seoul Moves to Ban Uber, Plans Own App | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Seoul city government said Monday it would seek a ban on a car-hailing smartphone app from Uber Technologies Inc., joining a global battle by municipalities and traditional taxi services against the service.
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Why Banning Uber Makes Seoul Even More of a Sharing City

Why Banning Uber Makes Seoul Even More of a Sharing City | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

This past Monday Seoul City said it planned to ban Uber, the smartphone car-hailing service, and launch its own app for official taxis. Some reacted by calling Seoul’s sharing cred into question because, after all, Seoul is the self-proclaimed Sharing City with arguably the most ambitious sharing economy agenda of any city in the world.

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Sharing City Seoul: a Model for the World

Sharing City Seoul: a Model for the World | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Mayor Park (directly in front of the sculpture) and Seoul citizens hear the call for a sharing city. Citizens the world over are rallying around the sharing economy as a solution to the pressing challenges they face. Cities, which are perfectly positioned to enact big changes on a human scale, have the potential to lead this movement.
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Sharing City Seoul - P2P Foundation

Sharing City Seoul - P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

"Since the declaration of Sharing City, Seoul has been one of the pioneers on city-driven sharing movement. The current mayor Won-Soon Park, whose background is from non-profit social sector, is very much eager to realize transparency and citizen engagement through sharing resources of the city.

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How Seoul Became One Of The World's Sharing Capitals - Forbes

How Seoul Became One Of The World's Sharing Capitals - Forbes | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it


Let's cal it a change of attitude; instead of accumulating, of building new houses and buying new cars and other goods, people could start to share what they already have.

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Social equity through sharing: Interview with Seoul Mayor Park Won-Soon

Social equity through sharing: Interview with Seoul Mayor Park Won-Soon | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

Elected in October 2011, Park Won-Soon is the 35th Mayor of Seoul, the capital city of South Korea. In this interview with Urban Solutions on 1 December, the winner of the 2006 Ramon Magsaysay Award for Public Service explains how Seoul has pioneered sharing as a low-cost, environmentally friendly solution that can improve social equity, create economic opportunities and “recover the communities and the relationships between people that we lose when we live in a city.”

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Who knew that Seoul was a leader in the sharing economy?

Who knew that Seoul was a leader in the sharing economy? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Did you know that Seoul, South Korea is one of the world’s key sites for post-growth economic re-development? No? Neither did I, until I saw for myself.
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Economist, specialized in political economy and peer-to-peer dynamics; core member of the P2P Foundation