Jessica Gordon Nembhard has written extensively on "community- and asset-based economic development and democratic community economics, cooperative economics and worker ownership, alternative urban economic and educational development strategies, racial wealth inequality and wealth accumulation in communities of color, and popular economic literacy." Here is a sampling of her works available online.
- Cooperative Ownership in the Struggle for African American Economic Empowerment summarizes the economic conditions which inspire alternative economic development strategies, provides a sample of the thinking of African American scholars and activists about the use of cooperatives, and highlights examples of African American cooperatives.
- Principles and Strategies for Reconstruction: Models of African American Community-Based Cooperative Economic Development suggests strategies for economic renewal, New Orleans and the Gulf Coast in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.
- Non-Traditional Analyses of Co-operative Economic Impacts (pg 8) focuses on external results of cooperatives such as leadership development, civic participation, meaningful work, and asset creation.
- Alternative Asset Building in African American Communities: Wealth Accumulation through Cooperative Ownership is a presentation which defines and suggests measurements for cooperative wealth and community wealth.
- Opportunities to Build Wealth through Worker Co-ops is a presentation on responding to asset poverty.