The 2020 conference will take place online


Given the recent global events around COVID-19, the IAFEP 2020 Conference (organized this year in conjunction with the Beyster Symposium) will be held in an ONLINE format on Monday, June 22 and Tuesday, June 23, 2020.

You can register now, as a presenter or a guest, by filling in this form. There is no charge for registration.





20th Conference of the
International Association for the Economics of
Participation (IAFEP)


La Jolla, California, United States


organized in collaboration with the Beyster Symposium


June 21-24, 2020

The International Association for the Economics of Participation (IAFEP) gathers scholars dedicated to exploring the economics of democratic and participatory organizations, such as labor-managed firms, cooperatives and firms with broad-based employee share-ownership, profit sharing and worker participation schemes, as well as democratic nonprofit, community and social enterprises. The IAFEP Conference, which take place every two years, provides an international forum for presentations and discussions of current research on the economics of participation. The 2020 IAFEP Conference will be held alongside and in collaboration with the Beyster Symposium, sponsored by the Institute for the Study of Employee Ownership and Profit Sharing of Rutgers University.

A formal call for papers will be forthcoming.

Trevor Young-Hyman and Nathalie Magne for the IAFEP