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N.M.Gorbunov. Institutional forms of modern co-operation.

N.M. Gorbunov
The Far East Academy

The transfer from the administrative-command state economy to the market relations creates favourable conditions for the development of cooperative institutional forms.
Some trends of the development of institutional forms can be singled out at present.
First, it is a revial of democratic co-operative traditions of self-government.
Second, it is a combination of productive and commercial functions of co-operative societies. Third, it is a reinforcement of the link between co-operative institutional forms and state institutes.