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Table 7 Pairings between racial backgrounds of Airbnb guests and hosts (W = White, A = Asian, B = Black) in shared 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

  Shared property rental
AMS W A B
W [72.34: 72.37]% [10.37; 10.40]% [1.24; 1.25]%
72.39% 10.31% 1.24%
A [8.30; 8.33]% [1.18; 1.20]% [0.14; 0.15]%
8.27% 1.24% 0.13%
B [1.46; 1.47]% [0.20; 0.21]% [0.02; 0.03]%
1.44% 0.24% 0.03%
CHI W A B
W [66.48; 66.53]% [12.87; 12.92]% [2.11; 2.13]%
66.92% 12.57% 2.03%
A [7.73; 7.74]% [1.49; 1.53]% [0.24; 0.26]%
7.32% 1.89% 0.28%
B [2.04; 2.07]% [0.40; 0.42]% [0.06; 0.07]%
1.96% 0.39% 0.16%
DUB W A B
W [80.20; 80.29]% [6.60; 6.67]% [0.79; 0.82]%
80.20% 6.69% 0.75%
A [5.11; 5.18]% [0.39; 0.44]% [0.08; 0.10]%
5.19% 0.27% 0.16%
B [1.07; 1.11]% [0.11; 0.13]% [0.05; 0.05]%
1.07% 0.11% 0.00%
HK W A B
W [29.04; 29.16]% [25.74; 25.86]% [0.81; 0.83]%
30.72% 23.90% 0.84%
A [19.64; 19.76]% [17.52; 17.64]% [0.54; 0.57]%
18.04% 19.51% 0.52%
B [0.90; 0.92]% [0.77; 0.80]% [0.03; 0.04]%
0.81% 0.87% 0.06%
NAS W A B
W [76.54; 76.69]% [6.26; 6.37]% [2.05; 2.11]%
77.13% 6.60% 1.49%
A [5.11; 5.22]% [0.39; 0.47]% [0.17; 0.22]%
4.79% 0.21% 0.43%
B [1.88; 1.95]% [0.16; 0.21]% [0.11; 0.15]%
1.70% 0.21% 0.32%
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