During 2022, the Edgard Milhaud Foundation, with the collaboration of CIRIEC-International, has continued to publish the Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics, an international reference journal on cooperatives, social economy and public economy.
The latest issue contains a series of articles of interest for cooperatives and the social economy. Specifically:
- What do cooperative firms maximize, if at all? Evidence from Emilia-Romagna in the pre-Covid decade / Guido Caselli, Michele Costa, Flavio Delbono
- Drivers of depositor discipline in credit unions / Javier Gómez-Biscarri, Germán López-Espinosa, Andrés Mesa-Toro
- The frontier of social impact finance in the public sector: Theory and two case studies / Leonardo Becchetti, Fabio Pisani, Francesco Salustri, Lorenzo Semplici
- Managing goal conflict. The case of agency theory in the policy settings for public–private partnerships; A perspective on citizen and government interests / Sebastian Zwalf
- Revenue diversification and municipally owned companies’ role in shaping the debt of municipalities / Anna Białek-Jaworska
- Intended and unintended effects of specialized regulation on microfinance institutions’ double-bottom line management / Enrico Bellazzecca, Olga Biosca
- Contractor default: Predictions, politics, and penalties in the procurement process / Stephen P. Ferris, Jan Hanousek, Reza Houston
- Investigating the link between social cooperation sector and economic well-being of Italian provinces through the lens of social capital / Giuseppe Terzo
- Professional traders’ individual and social preferences under risk: Does group’s wealth matter? / Rocco Caferra, Andrea Morone, Piergiuseppe Morone, Paolo Storelli
- Firm innovation and local bank efficiency in Italy: Does the type of bank matter? / Cristian Barra, Nazzareno Ruggiero
- Corruption and tax revenues: Evidence from Italian regions / Salvatore Capasso, Lorenzo Cicatiello, Elina De Simone, Lodovico Santoro
- Does governance matter for the public debt–inflation relationship in developed countries? Panel quantile regression approach / Van Bon Nguyen
Founded in 1908, Annals of Public and Cooperative Economics features original, unpublished, high-quality papers on theoretical, empirical and experimental developments in public, cooperative or non-profit economics as well as survey articles reviewing relevant literature and addressing all the topical issues in the field.
From 1947 – 2017 APCE was published on behalf of the International Centre of Research and Information on the Public, Social, and Cooperative Economy (CIRIEC). It is currently published by the Foundation Edgard Milhaud, in close collaboration with CIRIEC.