Michael Luca

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Accommodation requests for Dublin Airbnb properties were 25% more likely to be ignored when they came from gay male couples, according to Dr Ronan Lyons and Mr Rishi Ahuja of Trinity College Dublin. Photograph: Getty Images

Gay male couples are discriminated against by Dublin hosts on the home-share website Airbnb, according to new research conducted by economists at Trin(...)

Airbnb lets people stay in the homes of complete strangers, a considerable exercise of trust on both sides

I am on holiday in Bavaria, where, in between the beer and schnitzels, I have been contemplating the nature of trust. A rather old-fashioned guest hou(...)