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Event Archive for December 2018

The case for operationalizing the financialization of the non-financial corporation (NFC): some suggestions

12 December, 2018 - 12:00 to 14:00

Library - Seminar room 7, The Open University, Walton Hall Campus, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA

Since the 2008 financial crisis in particular, financialization has become widely discussed as a topic, but often with little clarity regarding its nature. Compounding this problem of definition, financialization is discussed at many levels of analysis from the macro-economic, down to that of the individual person.

The future of co-operation: what challenges can it meet? What challenges does it face?

5 December, 2018 - 12:30 to 18:00

Library Seminar Room 1&2, The Open University, Walton Hall Campus, Milton Keynes MK7 6AA

With more than 1 billion members worldwide, co-operatives are a significant global phenomenon. With successes and failures, great or lesser support, regulation and control, co-operatives and the idea of co-operation underpinning ethical business and provision of social need persists, with new co-operatives and related forms of association being formed all the time.

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