The International Association for the Economics of Participation (IAFEP) gathers scholars dedicated to exploring the economics of democratic and participatory organizations, such as labormanaged firms, cooperatives and firms with broadbased employee shareownership, profit sharing and worker participation schemes, as well as democratic nonprofit, community and social enterprises. The IAFEP Conferences, which take place every two years, provide an international forum for presentations and discussions of current research on the economics of participation.


The 2024 IAFEP Conference will take place at

Naples, Italy

University of Naples Federico II

Department of Political Sciences

10-12 July 2024

Detailed information on registration and local accommodations will be available on the conference website by April 2024.


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The organizing committee, led by Marina Albanese, can be reached for submissions at Please submit abstracts, not exceeding 1000 words and written in English, via email to this address by March 31, 2024.