The worldwide making of the social economy. Innovations and changes
[en] national accounting ; nonprofit sector ; social enterprises ; social economy ; satellite accounts
[en] Sybille Mertens examines a new major development in the recognition of the social economy (nonprofit organisations, cooperatives, mutuals, social enterprises. She describes the efforts of numerous research teams around the world to improve the statistical knowledge and economic measurement of this sector, with aspecific focus on the development of satellite accounts.