Re: Labour aristocracy

From: Paul Cockshott (wpc@DCS.GLA.AC.UK)
Date: Thu Jan 08 2004 - 07:22:28 EST

Valle has the paper 'National Differences in Average Wages" on
his web page

It addresses these issues.

-----Original Message-----
From: OPE-L [mailto:OPE-L@SUS.CSUCHICO.EDU] On Behalf Of Paul Zarembka
Sent: 07 January 2004 18:06
Subject: Re: Labour aristocracy

--On Wednesday, January 07, 2004 2:25 PM +0000 paul cockshott
<clyder@GN.APC.ORG> wrote:

> The factories that
> you take as examples are probably unrepresentative of the general
> productivity in the Mexican economy which will in tend to be
> substantially lower than in these factories.

Paul C.

What's your evidence?  I offered mine.

> It is quite plausible that across the economy as a whole
> the labour productivity may be only 1/5th of the US level.

I don't know evidence for such an assertion (let alone 1/20th).

Paul Z.

RESEARCH IN POLITICAL ECONOMY,  Paul Zarembka, editor, Elsevier Science

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