Amazon, Superstar Cities, & the Regional Divide

A few weeks ago, we delved into the sharing economy, and the idea that platform-oriented businesses, driven by network effects, tend to warp competition into a winner-takes-all market. Whether it’s more established players (Facebook, Amazon) or fast growing unicorns (AirBnB, Uber), these platforms tend to capture disproportionate market share for two fundamental reasons: the low … Continue reading Amazon, Superstar Cities, & the Regional Divide