Studies and Surveys

ESCA works with policy and academic experts to produce intellectual capital and provide data to show the benefits of employee ownership in S corporations.

2021 John Zogby Survey Finds that S ESOP Employees Fared Better in the COVID-19 Pandemic Than Non-ESOP Employees

A survey done by John Zogby in 2021 tells an encouraging story about the financial stability of S ESOP employees during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Top Biden Economist: Encouraging Employee Ownership Could Improve Job Quality, Increase Workers’ Wealth & Productivity

A study by Jared Bernstein examines the benefits of employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) and proposes ways to encourage the formation of more employee-owned businesses.

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John Zogby Strategies Survey Finds ESOP Millennials Are Better Prepared For Retirement Than Their Peers At Non-ESOP Companies

In September 2019, John Zogby Strategies released a survey that found millennials working at employee-owned companies are far better prepared for retirement than other working millennials.

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John Zogby Strategies Survey Finds ESOP Retirees Are Better Prepared For Retirement Than Non-ESOP U.S. Retirees

In the fall of 2018, John Zogby Strategies conducted a survey of retirees in the United States.

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National Center For Employee Ownership Finds S ESOP Plan Participants Have Significantly More Retirement Savings Than The Average American Retiree Savings

In December 2018, the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO) published survey results about the role that employee stock ownership plans (ESOPs) play in boosting retirement security.

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John Zogby Strategies Survey Finds Americans Want Tax Reform To Boost Middle-Class Retirement Savings

A September 2017 survey conducted by John Zogby Strategies highlighted the importance Americans place on the promotion of retirement savings as part of tax reform.

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John Zogby Strategies Survey Finds Employee-Owners Are More Optimistic About Their Economic Positions Than Other U.S. Workers

A survey conducted by John Zogby Strategies finds employee-owners are more than twice as likely to believe their personal financial outlook has improved compared to their peers at non-ESOP companies.

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Matrix Global Advisor CEO Alex Brill Finds S ESOPs Create Jobs Faster Than Private Sector As A Whole, But Represent Only A Small Fraction Of Business Exits

In March 2017, research by Matrix Global Advisors CEO Alex Brill found that S ESOP job growth exceeded that of the private sector as a whole since 2002.

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National Center For Employee Ownership Study Shows How States Can Promote ESOP Growth

How states can save jobs and address the wealth inequality gap through ESOPs.

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