Definition of Labour-intensive
1. Adjective. Requiring a large expenditure of labor but not much capital. "Cottage industries are labor intensive"
Similar to: Effortful
Lexicographical Neighbors of Labour-intensive
Literary usage of Labour-intensive
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Capital (1888)
"SPECIAL ARTICLES How labour-intensive Technologies Can Reduce Poverty ? By Ayodhya Singh Although India has developed a highly sophisticated production base ..."
2. Capital, the State, and Labour: A Global Perspective by Juliet Schor, Jong-Il You (1995)
"The flow of surplus from the labour- intensive/export sector to ... That is, the surplus created by cheap labour in the labour-intensive sector provided ..."
3. Migration and the Labour Market in Asia: Recent Trends and Policies by Nihon Rōdō Kyōkai (2003)
"Additional evidence of the changing role of foreign workers from the relief of labour shortages in the labour-intensive industries to the promotion of ..."
4. Financial Liberalization and the Internal Structure of Capital Markets in by Miguel Urrutia (1988)
"THE FINANCIAL SYSTEM AND DEVELOPMENT: THE FORMATION OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS FOR labour-intensive SECTORS Akio Hosono As is well known, the economic ..."
5. Calcutta Review by University of Calcutta (1844)
"Further the argument that availability of abundant labour should necessarily imply a choice of highly labour-intensive techniques often involving excessive ..."
6. The Development Effectiveness of Food Aid: Does Tying Matter? by OECD, Diana Evans (2006)
"labour-intensive public works has combined the generation of employment and ... labour-intensive public works The single most important resource that most ..."