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Seminar
Cooperatives in Finland

The importance of Cooperatives in Finland Why Cooperatives? Challenges for the promotion of this enterprise type in a global world

2 May 2012
UNU-WIDER, Helsinki, Finland
Past event
Book Chapter
Credit Co-operatives in Locally-Financed Economic Development: Using Energy Efficiency as Lever

From the book: Advancing Development

Cooperative societies Credit Economic development
Working Paper
Credit Co-operatives in Locally Financed Economic Development: Using Energy Efficiency as a Lever

In most transitional and many developing countries institutions capable of supporting economic development with localized saving-investment cycles have not developed...

Cooperative societies Credit Economic development
Working Paper
Group-Oriented Values, Rules and Cooperation

This paper uses a game-theoretic framework to explain how collectivist values hamper societies’ efforts to elicit cooperation in inter-group games of prisoners’ dilemma (PD) and draws on the results of the analysis to interpret the meanin...

Cooperative societies Game theory Institutional economics
Book Chapter
Evolving and Functioning Mechanisms of Employee Stock Ownership in China's Township and Village Enterprises

From the book: Ownership and Governance of Enterprises

Cooperative societies Institutional economics Economic aspects (Right of property)
Book Chapter
Network Externalities and Cooperative Networks: A Comparative Case Study of Mondragón and La Lega with Implications for Developing and Transitional Countries

From the book: Ownership and Governance of Enterprises

Business networks Cooperative societies Game theory
Book Chapter
Network Externalities and Cooperative Networks: Stylized Facts and Theory

From the book: Ownership and Governance of Enterprises

Business networks Cooperative societies Game theory
Book
Group Behaviour and Development: Is the Market Destroying Cooperation?

This text focuses on group behaviour in developing countries. It includes studies of producer and community organizations, NGOs and some public sector groups...

Cooperative societies Equality and inequality Group decision making
Book
Group Behaviour and Development: Is the Market Destroying Cooperation?

This text focuses on group behaviour in developing countries. It includes studies of producer and community organizations, NGOs and some public sector groups...

Cooperative societies Equality and inequality Group decision making
Working Paper
An Endogenous Group Formation Theory of Co-operative Networks: The Economics of La Lega and Mondragón

This paper develops a theory of endogenous league formation and considers its implications for policy in developing countries...

Business networks Cooperative societies Game theory
Book Chapter
Group Behaviour and Development

From the book: Group Behaviour and Development

Cooperative societies Cost effectiveness Equality and inequality
Book Chapter
Conclusions

From the book: Group Behaviour and Development

Cooperative societies Group decision making Nonprofit organizations
Working Paper
Blooming Together or Wilting Alone?: Network Externalities and Mondragón and La Lega Co-Operative Networks

This paper examines strategies developed by Mondragón Co-operative Corporation in the Basque Region of Spain, and La Lega co-operative network in Italy, to mitigate disadvantages of the typical co-operative organizational structure and market positio...

Business networks Cooperative societies Employee ownership
Working Paper
Economics of China's Joint-Stock Co-Operatives

In the 1990s, a new ownership form called ‘joint-stock co-operative’ (gufen hezuozhi) became widely adopted in China’s township and village enterprise sector...

Cooperative societies Institutional economics Economic aspects (Right of property)
Working Paper
Group Behaviour and Development

A very large amount of activity occurs within groups (that is within families, firms, co-operatives, conununities or governments). Yet most economic analysis focuses on market transactions between these agents...

Cooperative societies Cost effectiveness Equality and inequality
Book Chapter
Is Co-operation Habit-Forming?

From the book: The Environment and Emerging Development Issues

Cooperative societies Farm produce Game theory
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