Co-operation

21 June 2018

Financial tools for Social enterprises

Editors: Paolo Venturi (Scientific co-ordinator, Executive Director of AICCON) Sara Rago (Researcher, Manager of the Research Area of AICCON)   Project objectives FIT4SE – Financial Tools […]
14 July 2017

160 – The role of the social economy in migrants’ reception and integration

Abstract In this paper we consider the phenomenon of the reception of migrants, political refugees and asylum seekers in Southern European countries as instance of patterns […]
29 January 2017

FIT4SE – Financial Tools for Social Enterprises

The main general goal this project, led by Legacoop Romagna, is to contribute to the development of a social finance market by enabling more and more […]
9 June 2015

140 – Fair Trade certification Italian style. The Altromercato experience

Abstract Certification is one of the most hotly debated issues in the fair trade international movement. Fair Trade oriented consumers and public administrations demand more and […]
31 December 2013

130 – From the Neoliberal to the Participatory Firm

A comparative study of the institutional context for employee participation in organisational governance in Australia and Italy Abstract The current paper is a comparative analysis of […]
14 July 2013

125 – The Silver Lining Of Cooperation

Abstract Cooperatives are characterised by mutual-benefit coordination mechanisms aimed at the fulfilment of members’ participation rights. This paper explores the institutional elements that regulate individual behaviour […]
14 February 2013

118 – Employer moral hazard and wage rigidity

Abstract The standard explanation of wage rigidity in principal agent and in efficiency wage models is related to worker risk-aversion. However, these explanations do not consider […]
10 July 2012

111 – The internal and external governance of cooperatives: effective membership and consistency of values

Abstract Cooperatives are characterised by mutual-benefit coordination mechanisms aimed at the fulfilment of members’ participation rights and welfare, consistently with the normative principles of democratic involvement, […]
20 July 2009

63 – Virtuous interactions in removing exclusion: the link between foreign market access and access to education

Abstract We devise a retrospective panel data approach to evaluate the effects of fair trade affiliation on the schooling decisions of a sample of Thai organic […]