German universities as state-sponsored co-operatives
AbstractMost universities in Germany are public firms but they have many properties of co-operatives. The most important thereof are described and analysed together with the characteristics of state-sponsorship. The real companions of the university as a co-operation are its professors. The same is true for the faculty level, perhaps even more so. However, especially the students are also organised in a co-operative form as are the representatives of all membership groups together. The state is making some crucial reforms that transform this university model or may even destroy it. In any case, the change is slow, painful and open-ended. --
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- Alexander Dilger, 2007. "German Universities as State-sponsored Co-operatives," management revue. Socio-economic Studies, Rainer Hampp Verlag, vol. 18(2), pages 102-116.
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- I20 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - General
- H75 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - State and Local Government: Health, Education, and Welfare
- P13 - Economic Systems - - Capitalist Systems - - - Cooperative Enterprises
- L32 - Industrial Organization - - Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise - - - Public Enterprises; Public-Private Enterprises
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