What Works for Workers' Cooperatives? An Empirical Research on Success & Failure of Indian Workers' Cooperatives
30 Pages Posted: 10 Feb 2013 Last revised: 6 Dec 2013
Date Written: January 15, 2013
This paper analyses selected and most celebrated 10 workers' cooperatives from India, registered under different legislation like Cooperative Society Act, Companies Act, Trade Union Act, Public Trust Act and Society Registration Act and working in different area using different structure of business. We analyze what worked for their success or what went wrong.
Keywords: Indian workers cooperatives, trade union cooperative, Bombay Dabawala, SEWA
JEL Classification: P1, J5
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