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Las cooperativas en el marco de la teoría de la agencia


  • Mª Belén Álvarez Pérez

    () (Universidad de Oviedo)

  • Pilar Arbesú López

    () (Universidad de Oviedo)

  • Celia Fé Cantó

    () (Universidad de Oviedo)


The present work establishes the main structural characteristics of Cooperatives first grade under the postulates of The Agency Theory. Based in our analysis we conclude a series of structural shortcomings related with agency problems. Moreover, possible solutions to these are proposed.

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  • Mª Belén Álvarez Pérez & Pilar Arbesú López & Celia Fé Cantó, 2000. "Las cooperativas en el marco de la teoría de la agencia," CIRIEC-España, revista de economía pública, social y cooperativa, CIRIEC-España, issue 34, pages 169-188, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:cic:revcir:y:2000:i:34:p:169-188

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    Cooperatives; Agency Theory; Legislation; Social Economy.;

    JEL classification:

    • D82 - Microeconomics - - Information, Knowledge, and Uncertainty - - - Asymmetric and Private Information; Mechanism Design
    • P13 - Economic Systems - - Capitalist Systems - - - Cooperative Enterprises


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