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Manufacturing versus Financial Sector Value Added as a Percentage of GDP

"Beyond weakening trade unions, deindustrialization has altered the relative power of manufacturing versus finance capital in a broad range of countries....Ireland provides a classic example of the displacement of manufacturing but the decline of manufacturing in countries that have been export leaders has sometimes been dramatic as well. Figure 1.1 illustrates the widespread nature of the trend."—p. 25, Coping with Crisis



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