Competitiveness and subjective elements

Vol. 18 No. 4 (1998)

Oct-Dec / 1998
Published October 1, 1998
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How to Cite

Possas, Maria Silvia. 1998. “Competitiveness and Subjective Elements”. Brazilian Journal of Political Economy 18 (4):595-611.

Competitiveness and subjective elements

Maria Silvia Possas
Professora do Instituto de Economia da Universidade Estadual de Campinas – UNICAMP, Campinas/ SP, Brasil.
Brazilian Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 18 No. 4 (1998), Oct-Dec / 1998, Pages 595-611


This work is about the importance of subjective elements in the capitalist productive
process. Generally grouped as knowledge and reputation they have peculiar ways of
being able to generate exchange power to their owner. Some consequences of these particularities
are examined.

JEL Classification: P10; D80.


Keywords: Information economics capitalist system competition