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Employee Ownership: Building a Better American Economy

Download or order the booklet and find additional resources

In November 2017, the NCEO published the 24-page booklet Employee Ownership: Building a Better American Economy, which features compelling stories, research results, and easy-access explanations of employee ownership and its potential to make our economy better.

Written by veteran author and NCEO board member John Case, Employee Ownership: Building a Better American Economy speaks to employees, business owners, policymakers, and everyone else interested in learning what employee ownership looks like in real life. The NCEO welcomes you to circulate the booklet to anyone you think might benefit from a powerful introduction to employee ownership.

Download a PDF of the Booklet at No Cost

The digital publication is available to the general public for free here (4.7 MB, PDF).

Order Print Copies for $2 Each

To order print copies for $2 each (subject to our $10 order minimum) plus shipping, use the add-to-cart button below and check out, or call us at 510-208-1300. The cost is the same for both members and nonmembers.

Orders for more than 100 copies are eligible for a quantity discount of $1.75 each plus shipping; call us to order.

Additional Resources for Readers

You can also dig deeper into the ideas and statistics in the booklet. The links below can help.

To learn more about how ESOPs work for business owners:

How an Employee Stock Ownership Plan Works
Using an Employee Stock Ownership Plan for Business Continuity

To see videos on ESOPs:

A Visual Guide to Employee Ownership video area

For a summary of the research on employee ownership:

Key Studies on Employee Ownership and Corporate Performance

For information on the impact of employee ownership on employees:

Ownership Economy
Are ESOPs Good Retirement Plans?

Key NCEO publications

An Introduction to ESOPs
Understanding ESOPs
Selling Your Business to an ESOP