Collective Action in Rural Communities
Funded by the Agriculture Food Research Initiative, the goal of the project is to enhance opportunities for rural cooperative entrepreneurship by providing decision-making tools and resources to cooperative and economic developers.
Latinx Cooperative Research
This research initiative aims to recognize and better understand the collective role of Latinx cooperatives in the broader co-op community. Research outcomes include the creation of tools that Latinx co-ops can use connect with each other.
Measuring the Cooperative Economy
The Measuring the Cooperative Economy project has developed a cooperative census based on a national business data set. The website provides interactive and static maps that capture cooperative activity and impact on the U.S. economy.
Cooperative Business Survey
The Annual Cooperative Business Survey program gathers basic annual financial data from cooperative firms, including patronage, equity and refund practices.
Research on the Economic Impact of Cooperatives
The first-ever census of U.S. cooperatives, this project describes and quantifies the magnitude of economic activity accounted for by cooperative businesses in the United States.