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Jean-Pierre Berlan

The political economy of hybrid corn

corn

Marxist geneticist Richard Lewontin and economist Jean-Pierre Berlan discuss the economics of and role of capital in the production of hybrid corn. This article follows their 'Technology, research, and the penetration of capital: the case of U.S. agriculture' article.

Technology, research, and the penetration of capital: the case of U.S. agriculture

agribusiness

Economist Jean-Pierre Berlan and marxist geneticist Richard Lewontin reveal the politics and economics behind 1980s US agribusiness.