Inštitut za ekonomsko demokracijo

Policy proposals

Read through the policy proposals for Slovenia and EU


Uvodna študija

At the Institute ED we prepared a legislative proposal in 2020 titled Law on employee ownership. The proposal establishes an employee ownership model based on the US ESOP. We anticipate pushing it through the political process in Autumn 2021.
European ESOP

Vladna pomoč in Covid-19 (ANG)

European governments are preparing different measures to help liquidity-constrained companies. It is crucial to guarantee that public money will be use for democratic good.


Marcora for Europe (ENG)

 IED researchers introduce the Marcora model from Italy, which offers workers a financial mechanism that allows them to buyout the companies in liquidity constraints. They explain why we need this model in the first place and develop a generic model that could be legislated around Europe.
European ESOP

Evropski ESOP (ANG)

David P. Ellerman and Tej Gonza have collaborated with the EFES to create an 'European ESOP'; a generally applicable model for employee buy-outs based on both the longstanding European cooperative tradition and the contemporary American ESOP practice.


Apel slovenski vladi v času koronakrize (SLO)

European governments are preparing intervention laws to aid liquidity-constrained companies. At the Institute for Economic Democracy we have prepared a proposal to democratize the use of taxpayers' money.

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