“Fordism” in the regulatory perspective

Vol. 17 No. 3 (1997)

Jul-Sep / 1997
Published July 1, 1997
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How to Cite

Veiga, José Eli da. 1997. “‘Fordism’ in the Regulatory Perspective”. Brazilian Journal of Political Economy 17 (3):384-91. https://doi.org/10.1590/0101-31571997-0896.

“Fordism” in the regulatory perspective

José Eli da Veiga
Do Departamento de Economia da Faculdade de Economia e Administração da Universidade de São Paulo – FEA-USP, São Paulo/SP, Brasil.
Brazilian Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 17 No. 3 (1997), Jul-Sep / 1997, Pages 384-391


Part of the analysis of contemporary change, “Fordism” lends its name to a set
of challenging, essential, and controversial debates over the nature of 20th century capitalism.
By highlighting its ambiguities, this short article aims to outline the heuristic value of
“Fordism” as a theoretical concept.

JEL Classification: B24; P16.

Keywords: Fordism Regulation school history of economic thought