Subject: JSG School of Public Policy
Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 1 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Graduate and Postdoc Studies
Department: JSGS Executive Director Office


This course examines how societal institutions and policy shape the role played by co-operatives in the economy, and how co-operative practices and innovations have in turn shaped these institutions and policy. Combining theoretical insights from the areas of institutions, economics, organizational behaviour, law and policy with case studies of co-operative organizations, the course allows students to develop their knowledge of the actions that both the state and co-operatives have undertaken, and provides students with a conceptual framework within which these actions can be viewed.

Restriction(s): Restricted to students in the College of Graduate Studies and Research.

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