CFP Vol 9

Dear members and friends of IAFEP and others interested in the economics of participation:

This is to inform you that the call for papers for the Advances in the Economic Analysis of Participatory and Labor-Managed Firms, volume 9, is out. As many of you know, “Advances” is an edited annual volume for original high-quality research in the area of economics of participation, published by Elsevier. All published articles are subject to normal refereeing process.  The special themes for the 9th volume are:

1. Employee participation and firm performance.
2. Employee participation and technological change.
3. Employee participation and employee ownership in economic transitions and in developing economies.
4. The viability of co-operatives and other forms of stakeholder firms in market economies.

The call in its entirety may be viewed at the publisher’s website:

Alternatively, go to
Choose “call for papers” from the menu in the left and “Advances…” from the list.

Previous volumes can be viewed at

The 9th volume will be edited by Panu Kalmi and Mark Klinedinst. The deadline for submitting papers is September 30, 2004. The volume is due to appear in 2005. Please check the submission guidelines from the links above.

Please feel free to forward this message to colleagues who might be interested in contributing.