Ownership and Employment

Selected research summaries and reports published by Co-operatives UK

What do we really know about worker co-operatives?

Professor of Economics Virginie Pérotin looks at two decades’ worth of international data on worker owned co-operatives. In the largest study of this kind, this research consists of large-scale economic comparative analyses to reveal more about this sector.

The Ownership Agenda
Could Thatcher's vision of a society 'where owning shares is as common as having a car?' ever become a reality? Ed Mayo and Carina Millstone review data on different forms of ownership between 1985 and 2016 and reveal that participation in the form of personal ownership has increased, but business ownership has declined. 

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