World Co-operative Monitor. Key Findings from the 2017 Edition

Issues: Volume 6, Issue 2
Authors: ILANA GOTZ

This short report, included in the JEOD “Research Proceedings” Section, illustrates the World Co-operative Monitor (WCM), an initiative promoted by the International Co-operative Alliance (Alliance) and Euricse aimed at colleting economic, organizational, and social data about cooperatives and mutuals worldwide. The report briefly illustrates the project’s aims and methodology, and the main findings of the 2017 edition. Work on the next edition is underway, and the new report will be released in the fall of 2018. All of the past reports, the full methodology, and the 2018 questionnaire are accessible at the World Co-operative Monitor website*.

* http://www.monitor.coop

Keywords: CO-OPERATIVE ENTERPRISES; MUTUAL ENTERPRISES; ECONOMIC IMPACT; STATISTICS.
JEL classification: C81; P13; D02; Y10
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5947/jeod.2017.010
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