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Sulla transizione dal capitalismo all'autogestione


  • Bruno Jossa

    () (Universitˆ â Federico IIâ Napoli)


A system of firms managed by the workers, if organized in the LMF form as suggested by Vanek, realizes a new method of production, one of the possible forms of a market based socialism. Thus, it is interesting to investigate the issue of a transition from capitalism to the new mode of production. This is the main aim of the present article. The economic literature on the transition to socialism deals with many issues, but for the most part it is based on the idea tha t socialism must necessarily imply centralized planning. However, the problems posed for a socialist system in which firms are managed by workers are not entirely different. Rather, in this case the difficulties turn out to be smaller. This is true for many reasons, but chiefly because the cooperative system is a market system.

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  • Bruno Jossa, 2010. "Sulla transizione dal capitalismo all'autogestione," Moneta e Credito, Economia civile, vol. 63(250), pages 119-155.
  • Handle: RePEc:psl:moneta:2010:11

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    1. Gaetano Cuomo, 2011. "NOTE BIBLIOGRAFICHE: JOSSA B. (2010), Esiste un'alternativa al capitalismo? L'impresa democratica e l'attualitá del marxismo, Manifestolibri, Roma," Moneta e Credito, Economia civile, vol. 64(254), pages 177-180.

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    Cultura economica; Crisi finanziaria; Regole;

    JEL classification:

    • P2 - Economic Systems - - Socialist Systems and Transition Economies
    • P5 - Economic Systems - - Comparative Economic Systems
    • J54 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Labor-Management Relations, Trade Unions, and Collective Bargaining - - - Producer Cooperatives; Labor Managed Firms
    • B1 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought through 1925


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