Productivity and the Crisis of Fordism.
The paper examines the claim by the regulation school of French economists that the slackening of productivity growth in the advanced capitalist countries reflects the erosion of the "Fordist" system of production. Productivity trends are analyzed for the biggest six OECD countries for the period prior to the 1974 oil shock. There are definite indicators of slackening productivity growth, either for labor productivity or for the output-capital ratio, for most of the countries examined. But a ...Expand abstract
- International Review of Applied Economics
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