International Association for the Economics of Participation

The International Association for the Economics of Participation (IAFEP) gathers scholars dedicated to exploring the economics of democratic and participatory organizations, such as labor-managed firms, cooperatives and firms with broad-based employee share-ownership, profit sharing and worker participation schemes, as well as democratic nonprofit, community and social enterprises. The IAFEP Conference, which take place every two years, provides an international forum for presentations and discussions of current research on the economics of participation. The 2020 IAFEP Conference will be held in La Jolla, CA June 21-24 alongside and in collaboration with the Beyster Symposium, sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing of Rutgers University.

Key themes:

  1. Development and dynamics of financial and decision‐making participation
  2. Effects of participation on firms’ and workers’ outcomes
  3. Socio‐economic and political environment
  4. Economic participation and political democracy

For further questions: e‐mail Trevor Young‐Hyman and Nathalie Magneat iafep2020@gmail.com

Extended Abstracts (max. 1000 words) in English should be sent by e‐mail to Trevor Young‐Hyman and Nathalie Magneat iafep2020@gmail.com by February 28, 2020.

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