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Book ChapterSharing Ownership via Employee Stock Ownership
From the book: Ownership and Governance of EnterprisesEmployee ownership Labor costs Right of property
Journal ArticleShare Ownership and Employee Attitudes: Some Evidence from China's Postprivatization Rural Industry
Part of Journal Special Issue WIDER Symposium on Adaptive Efficiency and Evolving Diversity of Enterprise Ownership and GovernanceEmployee ownership Job satisfaction Labor contracts
Journal Special IssueWIDER Symposium on Adaptive Efficiency and Evolving Diversity of Enterprise Ownership and Governance
A property rights regime covers rights to use, lease, donate, bequest, and sell assets or collect the incomes generated by assets. A clear and transparent property rights regime facilitates investment and economic growth...Employee ownership Entrepreneurship Right of property
Working PaperBlooming 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 PaperSharing Ownership via Employee Stock Ownership
Increased equity participation by employees has attracted substantial interest for its potential to affect both economic outcomes (e.g., worker and firm performance) and social outcomes (e.g., wealth and income inequality)...Employee ownership Labor costs Right of property
BlogThe Evolving Diversity of Enterprise Ownership and Governance
by Laixiang Sun There is a widespread belief that the only efficient ownership structure for a market economy is one in which firms are owned by private investors and that the existence of well-defined personalized property rights is a basic precondi...Business enterprises Employee ownership Management