Cooperative Networks in the Italian Economy

  title={Cooperative Networks in the Italian Economy},
  author={Tito Menzani and V. Zamagni},
  journal={Enterprise \& Society},
  pages={98 - 127}
This paper analyzes cooperative enterprises' networks in the Italian economy, in accordance with recent economic theory, to throw light on the causes of their success of in the last 30 years. We reference the vast literature about business networks to identify some interpretative lines that can be transferred to the cooperative world. On this basis, a typology of the Italian cooperative networks is offered, in order to evaluate the competitive advantages of each type of net, their governance… Expand