Co-operatives Research Group

The Co-operatives Research Group provides a forum for research into and teaching about all forms of mutual organisations, including; consumer, social, worker, finance, producer co-operatives and other membership based democratic organisations. The Group aims to shape and inform public policy debate on the co-operative sector and the contribution it makes and has the potential to make to social and economic development. It is the goal of the Group to become the focal point for all Co-operative Research being undertaken in Australia and the Asia Pacific Region.

Upcoming Events

Co-operatives and the Shared Economy Symposium

Saturday, 12 November 2016

What is the shared economy and its impact? How does it compare to the co-operative business model and what is the co-operative response?

The second annual joint research symposium of the Co-operative Federation of NSW and the Co-operatives Research group will explore these issues with speakers from academia and industry.

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Asia Pacific Co-operative Research Conference

The International Cooperative Alliance Research Committee for Asia Pacific has issued a call for papers for a conference taking place in New Delhi on November 15.