Date of Award


Degree Type


Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts (BA)


Political Economy




Co-operation is one of the important problems which is today being discussed by many well-informed groups in Canada Because of the copious supplies of information being printed about foreign developments in this field, student's of economics as well as statesmen are becoming more than interested. The recent commission authorized by F. D. Roosevelt, President of the United States, to investigate European Co-operatives with a view to further establishment in his country, is a case in point.

The study which is attempted below may in no way be considered full or faultless. The lack of comparable statistics and the confusion arising from the divisions between producers and consumers' figures. are examples of the difficulties to be faced by the writer on this subject.

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