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Posición financiera de las entidades de Economía Social canarias


  • Urbano Medina Hernández

    () (Universidad de La Laguna (Sta. Cruz de Tenerife))

  • Alicia Correa Rodríguez

    () (Universidad de La Laguna (Sta. Cruz de Tenerife))

  • Ana L. González Pérez

    () (Universidad de La Laguna (Sta. Cruz de Tenerife))


The objective of this study is to deepen in the knowledge of financial reality of the canaries social economy sector, trying to determining the factors that they can be conditioning their growth and survival. For this, we have made a comparative financial analysis of the cooperative and worker-owned firms respect to the joint of mercantile societies, trying to determining the variables that more contribute to differentiate the behavior of both types of firm, so that we could detect the principal advantages and weaknesses that characterize to non profit sector, contributing to the direction and efficiency of the political of promotion to this sector.

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  • Urbano Medina Hernández & Alicia Correa Rodríguez & Ana L. González Pérez, 2000. "Posición financiera de las entidades de Economía Social canarias," CIRIEC-España, revista de economía pública, social y cooperativa, CIRIEC-España, issue 36, pages 5-50, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:cic:revcir:y:2000:i:36:p:5-50

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    Social economy; cooperative; worker-owned firms; financial analysis.;

    JEL classification:

    • J54 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining - - - Producer Cooperatives; Labor Managed Firms
    • G32 - Financial Economics - - Corporate Finance and Governance - - - Financing Policy; Financial Risk and Risk Management; Capital and Ownership Structure; Value of Firms; Goodwill
    • L31 - Industrial Organization - - Nonprofit Organizations and Public Enterprise - - - Nonprofit Institutions; NGOs; Social Entrepreneurship


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