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Die Zusammenbruchstheorie Rosa Luxemburgs und die gegenwärtige Weltwirtschaftskrise


Güveniş, Halil


Research Papers


Ecology - Life/Social Sciences



Date Published:

July 27, 2016






In der vorliegenden Arbeit zeigen wir auf der Grundlage der volkswirtschaftlichen Gesamtrechnungen, dass das von Rosa Luxemburg entdeckte Akkumulationsproblem real existiert und dass es nur gelöst werden kann, wenn – im Unterschied zu Rosa Luxemburg – der Staat als die von ihr gesuchte ‚dritte Person’ identifiziert wird. Ferner zeigen wir am Langzeitverhalten der Wirtschaftsentwicklung in BRD, Japan und USA, dass die Entwicklung des Kapitalismus heute eine Stufe erreicht hat, auf der das grundsätzliche Akkumulationsproblem keine kapitalistische Lösungsmöglichkeit mehr besitzt und dass langfristig der globale Staatsbankrott droht und zum Schluss eine neue Wirtschaftsform entstehen wird, die vom Nullwachstum und von verschwindenden Nettoinvestitionen ausgeht. --------- In the present paper we show on the basis of national accounts that the accumulation problem discovered by Rosa Luxembourg really exists and that it can be solved only if – in contrast to Rosa Luxembourg – the state is identified as the ‘third person’ searched by her. Furthermore, we show on the long-term behavior of the economic development in FRG, Japan and USA that the development of capitalism has now reached a stage where the fundamental accumulation problem has no more a possible capitalist solution and that on the long-term the global bankruptcy threatens and finally a new economic system will be formed, which starts from zero growth and vanishing net investments.

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