Skip to main content

Table 6 Pairings between racial backgrounds of Airbnb guests and hosts (W = White, A = Asian, B = Black) in full property rentals. Values in brackets represent 95% confidence level intervals obtained from the rewiring analysis, while values below them denote the corresponding empirically observed frequencies. Upward green (downward red) arrows highlight over-expressed (under-expressed) values

From: Offline biases in online platforms: a study of diversity and homophily in Airbnb

  Full property rental
AMS W A B
W [76.73; 76.75]% [7.62; 7.64]% [1.14; 1.15]%
76.81% 7.59% 1.14%
A [4.07; 4.08]% [0.40; 0.41]% [0.06; 0.06]%
4.07% 0.43% 0.06%
B [1.88; 1.89]% [0.18; 0.19]% [0.03; 0.03]%
1.87% 0.20% 0.03%
CHI W A B
W [71.66; 71.71]% [9.41; 9.45]% [2.06; 2.08]%
72.07% 9.32% 2.01%
A [6.73; 6.77]% [0.88; 0.91]% [0.02; 0.02]%
6.64% 0.98% 0.02%
B [1.71; 1.73]% [0.22; 0.23]% [0.04; 0.05]%
1.50% 0.24% 0.15%
DUB W A B
W [82.34; 82.42]% [6.98; 7.05]% [1.52; 1.55]%
82.28% 7.10% 1.43%
A [3.32; 3.38]% [0.28; 0.33]% [0.09; 0.12]%
3.73% 0.07% 0.00%
B [0.87; 0.90]% [0.10; 0.13]% [0.07; 0.09]%
0.57% 0.22% 0.22%
HK W A B
W [35.72; 35.82]% [22.39; 22.49]% [0.74; 0.76]%
37.41% 20.74% 0.72%
A [20.05; 20.15]% [12.47; 12.57]% [0.40; 0.42]%
18.32% 14.34% 0.38%
B [1.03; 1.06]% [0.62; 0.65]% [0.03; 0.03]%
1.12% 0.57% 0.05%
NAS W A B
W [78.95; 79.04]% [6.66; 6.73]% [2.14; 2.18]%
78.92% 6.52% 2.21%
A [2.83; 2.89]% [0.22; 0.26]% [0.08; 0.10]%
2.96% 0.22% 0.00%
B [3.36; 3.42]% [0.24; 0.29]% [0.10; 0.12]%
3.40% 0.38% 0.11%
\