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The Silver Linning of Cooperatives

Cooperatives are characterized by mutual-benefit coordination mechanisms aimed at the fulfillment of members.

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Policy Toolkit for Inclusive Growth

Our nation’s legacy of economically and racially exclusionary policies has resulted in segregated cities. 

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The ABC’s of Coop Impact

Today’s economic climate is marked by growing insecurity in the face of structural changes to work,

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Research on the Economic Impact of Cooperatives

The cooperative ownership model is used in various contexts in the United States,

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Cooperatives in the U.S. Economy

A cooperative can be defined in various ways.

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Promoting Resident Ownership of Communities

Residents of manufactured home communities.

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Nonprofit Coop Comparison

Questions about the differences between these two types of legal entities are often part of early cooperative development discussions.

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Considering Cooperation

A guide for new cooperative development.

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Limited Cooperative Association Statutes:

They provide for establishing a new type of business entity, the limited cooperative association.

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The Role of Limited-Equity Cooperatives.

Providing Affordable Housing

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Accessible and Lasting Tool for Home Ownership

A housing cooperative is a legal corporation.

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Cooperative Theory: New Approaches

This report contains nine papers on cooperative theory relating to operations, market behavior, decision making, finance, and other aspects.

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Coops for Sustainable Communities

The contents of this book are based on a five-year Community-University Research.

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Co-op 101 Start-Up Packet

Our vision of a cooperative economy is of an inter-dependent dense network.

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The Nature of the Cooperative

One of the most compelling books for association change is, “Race for Relevance:

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Do Yourself a Favor Join a Cooperative

Today, Americans of every type and occupation belong to nearly 31,000 cooperatives nationwide.

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What Is a Cooperative

Cooperatives are businesses owned and controlled by the people who use them.

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Understanding Capper-Volstead

There are essentially two keys to understanding the basic meaning of the Capper-Volstead Act

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Advising People About Cooperatives

A few individuals or a larger group of people may believe that forming a cooperative is the answer to their problems or needs.

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What are Cooperatives

A corporation has two types: general and cooperative. Both usually have multiple owners, offer goods and services to customers,

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Bibliography of Cooperatives Development

Development to address new information in cooperative development.

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Cooperative Housing Works

Where LEHCs Work Best –  On land leased from local jurisdictions

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