Productive Consumption

Some articles on productive, productive consumption:

John Stuart Mill - Works - Economic Philosophy - Economic Development
... It is productive labour that is productive of wealth and capital accumulation ... It is productive labourers who do productive consumption ... Productive consumption is that "which maintains and increase the productive capacity of the community." It implies that productive consumption is an input necessary to maintain productive labourers ...

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