Jones Keynote Speaker at Venice Conference
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March 24, 2012
Irma M. and Robert D. Morris Professor of Economics Derek Jones was an invited keynote speaker at a conference titled “Promoting the Understanding of Co-operatives for a Better World” on March 16 in Venice, Italy.
Jones presented “Economies of scale versus participation: a cooperative dilemma?” at the conference organized as part of the activities celebrating the United Nations International Year of Cooperatives. The goal of the conference was to provide a forum leading to a better understanding of the rationale, roles, potential and impact of cooperatives.