The Local and Regional Dimensions of the Sharing Economy, by Christian Iaione

This document is an official CoR opinion that was drafted by LabGov coordinator prof. Christian Iaione, as an expert of the EU Committee of the Regions. It was examinated in the 115th plenary session of 3-4 December 2015.  The opinion contains some policy recommendations to the European Union in the subject of sharing economy, based on an […]

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Local public entrepreneurship and judicial intervention, by Christian Iaione

“Local Public Entrepreneurship and Judicial Intervention in a Euro-American and Global Perspective” is an article written by professor Christian Iaione and published in 2008 on the 7th volume of the Washington University Global Studies Law Review. In this article, prof. Iaione investigates the subject of local public entrepreneurship, which encompasses a variety of activities carried out by local governments and […]

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Sustainable development hand in hand with social inclusion: EU’GO!

Once again the European Union has been the driving force of social innovation, through the so-called Grundtvig Programme. Often underestimated in its innovative and cohesive potential, since 2000 the European Union has regularly funded projects devised at the national level which succeed in providing the adult population “with ways to improve their knowledge and skills, keeping them […]

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The Social Business Initiative: social enterprises into the foreground

We often hear people talking about them, but still there is not a definition upon which scholars and experts agree. However, when the discussion is about social business and social enterprises, we should take into consideration Muhammed Yunus, the Bangladeshi entrepreneur, pioneer of the microcredit and awarded the Nobel Prize for Peace. It goes without […]

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