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“What Do We Really Know About Worker Co-operatives?”
Among other things, she details the benefits of coops: they tend to be larger and cost less money. They often survive longer and are more stable than traditional businesses. They’re often more organized, efficient and productive. There’s less of a difference in pay between the top earner and lowest paid employee, so they are more equitable. For a snapshot of worker collectives in the U.S., including statistics and infographics, head over here.
The Coop Economy 2020 is a comprehensive report on the UK’s Cooperative sector. In it, you’ll find a breakdown of ownership and control, a summary of survival rates, two case studies – the Creative Coop and the Open Food Network – and a breakdown of each sector and how much money is being made each year within each.
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