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STUDY TO MONITOR THE BUSINESS AND REGULATORY ENVIRONMENT AFFECTING THE COLLABORATIVE ECONOMY IN THE EU

Ongoing
Start Date: 
March, 2017
End Date: 
December, 2017
Client: 
European Commission, DG GROW
Description: 

The study aims to support the commitment to monitor the collaborative economy. The specific objectives are:

  • Identify the aspects of the business environment at member state and sector level, which are most important for facilitating or hindering the development of the collaborative economy.
  • Describe in a comparative overview how those aspects of the business environment, regulatory or other, are handled in each member state. 
  • Develop a set of indicators to measure key features of the business environment affecting the collaborative economy in each member state.
  • Develop a composite indicator that will be used to benchmark the business environment in individual member states. (It is intended that the composite indicator will be published in the Single Market Scoreboard)
  • Suggest changes to the business environment that would promote further growth in the collaborative economy.

The scope of the study is all EU member states