Cooperatives in Economic Literature—Capita Selecta

  • Gert van Dijk
  • Panagiota Sergaki
  • George Baourakis
Part of the Cooperative Management book series (COMA)


There is no universally recognized economic theory of cooperation. In this part of the book, we review  number of the main issues highlighted in the cooperative literature.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gert van Dijk
    • 1
  • Panagiota Sergaki
    • 2
  • George Baourakis
    • 3
  1. 1.TIAS School for Business and SocietyTilburg UniversityUtrechtThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of Agricultural EconomicsAristotle University of ThessalonikiThessalonikiGreece
  3. 3.Department of Business Economics and ManagementMediterranean Agronomic Institute of ChaniaChaniaGreece

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