Inštitut za ekonomsko demokracijo

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Democracy at work: benefits and trends

Democracy at work: benefits and trends

Although the schools have been teaching children and teenagers to always think critically, share their ideas, participate as much as possible and have their own opinions, these qualities are unfortunately not appreciated at every workplace. The...

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Trend širitve lastništva zaposlenih

Trend širitve lastništva zaposlenih

Lastništvo zaposlenih je po leto 2014, ko je Velika Britanija sprejela posebne davčne olajšave za odkup podjetij s strani skladov delavcev, v velikem porastu. Vse bolj priljubljeno pa je tudi zaradi trenutne negotovosti ob razglasitvi pandemije,...

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Taylor guitars transitioned to 100% employee ownership

Taylor guitars transitioned to 100% employee ownership

Taylor Guitars is a leader in its industry, making premium acoustic guitars. Established in 1974, this guitar giant employs more than 1000 people from the USA, Mexico and several European countries.  From now on, these people are the owners of the...

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How to reap the benefits of employee ownership

How to reap the benefits of employee ownership

Extensive empirical research regularly confirms the benefits of broad-based ownership. Although employee ownership is proven to lead to higher productivity, better worker engagement, higher profits, and lower employee turnover, it is not a magical...

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Creating employee ownership finance ecosystem

Creating employee ownership finance ecosystem

There was another very intriguing paper presented during the Mid-Year Fellows Workshop in Honor of Louis O. Kelso titled ‘Opportunity Knocking’. The paper suggests a transformation in financing of employee-ownership transfers.

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Marc Mathieu: Employee share ownership in Europe

Marc Mathieu: Employee share ownership in Europe

The European Federation of Employee Share Ownership The European Federation of Employee Share Ownership was established 20 years ago, and EFES could be compared to the National Center for Employee Ownership in the US. Its main activities are two....

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NY Times: Mondragon does it better

NY Times: Mondragon does it better

If this crisis is teaching us anything in relation to our economic organization, it teaches us that alternative models are needed. Where to look? Well, we've been quite persistent in maintaining that new ways of structuring ownership and governance...

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Making government crisis aid fair and efficient

Making government crisis aid fair and efficient

We have previously published a paper on how employee ownership can be seen as the desired outcome of government aid saving failing companies. More recently, Dr. Christopher Mackin, member of the Experts Board at the Institute for Economic...

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Thomas Piketty: “We need to share power”

Thomas Piketty: “We need to share power”

Two central intellectual authorities on economic inequality, Branko Milanović and Thomas Piketty, have now both proposed some form of economic democracy to decrease the pervasive inequalities of the 21. century.  Before the reader starts rolling...

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