The sharing economy

Updated: Mar 26, 2019



Does food sharing help address hidden hunger? Geospatial map of active users of a food sharing app (in red) in London. Shades represent 2015 scores for the Index for Material Deprivation (IMD). Darker shades represent areas with higher IMD scores (i.e. greater material deprivation).

Food sharing app- social network. Each node (dot) represents an individual user on the app (size is proportional to the overall volume of exchanges made via the app).