Scale and Impact

Here are some resources on scale and impact.

Staff picks

Title Format Source
The Cooperative Growth Ecosystem: Inclusive Economic Development in Action PDF Democracy at Work Institute and Project Equity
Creating Better Jobs and a Fairer Economy with Worker Cooperatives PDF Democracy At Work Institute

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Title Format Source
Research on the Economic Impact of Cooperatives PDF University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives
Taking Employee Ownership To Scale PDF Democracy at Work Institute, Democracy Collaborative
The Cooperative Growth Ecosystem: Inclusive Economic Development in Action PDF Democracy at Work Institute and Project Equity
Creating Better Jobs and a Fairer Economy with Worker Cooperatives PDF Democracy At Work Institute
US Worker Cooperatives: A State of the Sector Democracy At Work Institute
Concept Paper: Asset Building through Cooperative Business Ownership: Defining and Measuring Cooperative Economic Wealth PDF University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives, “Research on the Economic Impact of Cooperatives” (REIC)
A Comparative Analysis of Cooperative Sectors in Scotland, Finland, Sweden and Switzerland PDF Cooperative Development Scotland (Scottish Enterprise)
Capturing the Imagination of Future Social Entrepreneurs: A Robust University Based Anchor Institution-led Development Model PDF University of Winnipeg Community Renewal Corporation
The Social and Solidarity Economy: Towards an ‘Alternative’ Globalisation PDF UNESCO
Social Development in an Uncertain World: UNRISD Research Agenda 2010–2014 PDF United Nations/UNRISD
Worker Cooperative Support System in NYC [ppt] Presentation MIT
Building a Platform for Economic Democracy: A Cooperative Development Strategy for the Bronx PDF MIT/CoLab
Inclusive Capitalism for the American Workforce: Reaping the Rewards of Economic Growth through Broad-based Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing PDF Center for American Progress
Creating Jobs through Cooperative Development PDF The National Economic Development & Law Center; Center for Cooperatives, University of California
The Role of Local Cooperative Development Agencies in Promoting Worker Cooperatives PDF
Worker Cooperatives - Pathways to Scale PDF Democracy Collaborative
Legacy Business: Our opportunity to build wealth, economy, and culture PDF
Owning Your Own Job Is A Beautiful Thing: Community Wealth Building in Cleveland, Ohio. PDF The Democracy Collaborative at the University of Maryland
Preliminary Census of Worker Cooperatives in the United States PDF US Federation of Worker Cooperatives
Democracy at Work Institute/USFWC Press Kit
The Valley Alliance of Worker Co-operatives:Exploring the Potential of Co-op Led Development PDF St. Mary's University
Employee Ownership: A Triple Win Solution PDF
Building Resilient Sustainable Economies via the Cooperative Sector and Flexible Specialization: Lessons from the Emilia Romagna Region of Italy PDF Appalachian State University
A Targeted Approach to Worker Co-op Development: Lessons from Mondragon and Northern Italy
Social Coops and Social Care: An Emerging Role for Civil Society PDF unknown
Subjects of Scale / Spaces of Possibility: Producing Co-operative Space in Theory and Enterprise PDF UMASS-Amherst
Becoming Employee Owned: A Small Business Toolkit for Transitioning to Employee Ownership PDF