Cooperatives


Call #3 - Strengthening the Co-operative Dialogue in Asia

The Cooperatives Working Group’s sessions will explore the potential, sustainability and factors for resilience that can be attained through the cooperative model. What are the factors that facilitate cooperative success? What lessons can be learned from the past to inform new innovative approaches to dealing with the economic issues of today? What are the lessons from Asia that can help strengthen the global co-operative movement?

Particularly salient topics include:

  • Innovations in internal governance
  • Resilience and sustainability of the cooperative model
  • Issues in member commitment
  • Cooperative education
  • Cooperatives and changing labour relations
  • Cooperatives and big data, platform cooperativism

About the cooperatives working group

The Cooperatives Working Group aims to bring together researchers interested in cooperatives from a wide range of disciplinary and regional backgrounds. We want to get scholars interested in cooperatives and economic cooperation talking to one another, sharing our research, and developing new questions and ideas to better understand economic cooperation.

HOW TO APPLY

To submit your abstract to this call, go to https://ysd.ineteconomics.org/rc. In your abstract, please clearly identify your research question, to elaborate on the methodology, and to list preliminary findings and / or tentative conclusions.

Apply here: https://ysd.ineteconomics.org/rc
Note: you must be logged into the YSI website to apply.
Deadline: 17 March 2019
Contact: coop@youngscholarsinitiative.org