Welcome to a new exciting issue of our scientific journal Review of Applied Socio-Economic Research – Volume 18 / issue 2 / 2019. This is a Special Issue on the topic of "Social and Solidarity Economy and Local Sustainable Development." The readers will find in this issue high-quality research works of academics and researchers members of CIRIEC (International Centre of Research and Information on the Public, Social and Cooperative Economy) network, in the topic above.

The articles cover Social and Solidarity Economy realities and challenges from Western and Central Europe (France, Netherlands, Belgium, Austria, Italy, Poland), from Eastern Europe (Romania), from Turkey, Japan, and Morocco, but including also interesting case studies from India, Thailand, and Indonesia. 

Enjoy your reading!

REASER Editorial Board

Published: 2019-12-07