Making room for micro-entrepreneurs in the sharing economy


PBS NewsHour

Published on Oct 10, 2014

The growing American “share economy” makes use of people’s preexisting and underutilized assets and time. Hospitality website Airbnb helps turn empty guest rooms into makeshift hotel rooms. But what happens to actual hotels and bed and breakfasts that have to conform to greater regulation and charge higher prices? Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports.

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