Airbnb in Wien: eine Analyse

Die kurzfristige Vermietung von Wohnraum als Ferienunterkunft boomt. Eine der weltweit größten Vermietungsplattformen ist Airbnb. Seit der Gründung im Jahr 2008 ist die Zahl der über den Online-Dienst vermittelten Angebote in vielen Städten rasant expandiert. Heute verwaltet Airbnb nach eigenen Angaben bereits rund 3 Millionen Unterkünfte in 65.000 Städten weltweit und erreicht mehr als 200 […]

Research exchange: Airbnb in European cities.

Last week, I was invited to Berlin to meet with a research team from TU Darmstadt and TU Berlin that works on the impact of urban tourism on housing quality in four neighborhoods in Berlin. The team consists of Prof. Sybille Frank, Prof. Kristin Wellner, Dipl-Soz. Anna Raschke, Dipl. Volkswirt Claus Müller and Stefan Brandt, MA. […]

New radio show: Airbnb in Vienna.

What is the state of Airbnb in Wien? Radio derivé has invited me together with my colleague Roman Seidl to talk about our research project. I’m reposting the broadcasting description below (in German). The show is available for streaming here: https://cba.fro.at/369785 Wherebnb? Zur Situation von Airbnb in Wien Ein Radio dérive Studiogespräch mit Justin Kadi und […]

Airbnb in European cities.

I spent the last two days at an inspiring workshop on Airbnb in European cities. It was organized by Christian Smigiel and Angela Hof at the University of Salzburg, Geography Department. I went there together with my colleagues Roman Seidl and Leonhard Plank (TU Wien) to present our research on Airbnb in Vienna (wherebnb.in/wien). The […]

Book discussion: Tourism and gentrification.

On December 1st, I’ll be on a panel discussion about the upcoming book “Tourism and Gentrification in Contemporary Metropolises. International Perspectives”. The book was edited by Maria Gravari-Barbas (University Paris 1) & Sandra Guinand (University of Vienna). I’m looking forward to discussing the book together with the editors and Bas van Heur (Vrije Universiteit Brussels). […]

New publication: Analyzing Airbnb in Vienna.

I’ve been involved in a research project on Airbnb in Vienna in the last months. Together with my colleagues Roman Seidl and Leonhard Plank (both TU Wien), we have analyzed the listings of the online platform in the city. The particular focus has been on the number and types of listings, the geographical distribution, as well as revenues generated by the hosts. An important part was also to estimate the impact of Airbnb on the local housing market.