Research & Publications

2019 NCR-SARE Youth Education Grant Project Report

The CFAES Center for Cooperatives project report for the Youth Cooperative Leadership Experience is available by clicking the image.  clicking here


Co-Op Mastery Workbook

Co-op Mastery WorkbookThe Co-op Mastery workbook complements Co-op Mastery: Beyond Cooperatives 101, a free online training from the Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Center for Cooperatives available here. Co-op members, directors, managers, employees, and students of cooperatives can use the workbook individually as a self-paced tool, or as a guided activity to learn about the cooperative business model.  The Co-op Mastery Workbook is available online from OSU Extension Publishing.

The 48-page workbook enhances learning with activities and examples in cooperative principles, governance, legal considerations, taxation, finance, and formation​ planning.


 Cooperatives have a substantial impact on the U.S. economy.  Data based on University of Wisconsin's "Research on the Economic Impact of Cooperatives."

Research Resources On Cooperatives