Unproductive accumulation in the USA: a new analytical framework

@article{Rotta2018UnproductiveAI,
  title={Unproductive accumulation in the USA: a new analytical framework},
  author={T. Rotta},
  journal={Cambridge Journal of Economics},
  year={2018},
  volume={42},
  pages={1367-1392}
}
  • T. Rotta
  • Published 2018
  • Economics
  • Cambridge Journal of Economics
In this paper I offer an innovative analysis of unproductive accumulation in the United States economy from 1947 to 2011. I develop a new theoretical and empirical framework to analyze the accumulation of capital in its productive and unproductive forms. I also develop a methodology to compute Marxist categories predicated on the idea that the production of knowledge and information is an unproductive activity that relies on the creation of knowledge-rents. In particular, I provide new… Expand
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