The productive economy
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In both popular accounts and academic research, treatments of today’s global political economy focus on production activities associated with the formal economy. This contrasts starkly with the invisibility of the reproductive economy and the relative obscurity of the virtual economy. I begin then with the productive economy because it is central to the global economy and because its identities, ideologies, and activities are more familiar. Yet this familiarity is limiting.