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The Financialization Response to Economic Disequilibria

The Financialization Response to Economic Disequilibria

European and Latin American Experiences

New Directions in Post-Keynesian Economics series

Edited by Noemi Levy and Etelberto Ortiz

Europe and Latin America’s social and economic stagnation is a direct result of the unresolved phenomena of the financialization crisis that broke out in 2008 in developed countries. Editors Noemi Levy and Etelberto Ortiz analyze the limitations of economic growth and development under capitalist economic organizations where financial capital is dominant, as well as explore alternative economic policies.

Chapter 11: The accumulation mode of production in Mexico and the economic structure of the manufacturing industry

Luis Kato

Subjects: development studies, development economics, economics and finance, financial economics and regulation, political economy, post-keynesian economics

Abstract

In the chapter, ‘The accumulation mode of production in Mexico and the economic structure of the manufacturing industry,’ the author discusses the stagnation of productivity of the workforce in relation to the dominance of large corporations that are connected to global commodity chains and use global competitive advantages to maximize profits; meanwhile, small and medium enterprises compete on the basis of lower costs (wages), which reduces the growth of accumulation and productivity.

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