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financialization Syllabification: fi·nan·cial·i·za·tion
Pronunciation: /fəˌnanCHələˈzāSHən/ /fīˌnanCHələˈzāSHən/

Definition of financialization in English:


The process by which financial institutions, markets, etc., increase in size and influence: the financialization of the US economy
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  • It was only in the nineteenth century that industrialization and financialization produced the liquidity we now take for granted.
  • We believe that financial incentives have an important role to play in employee motivation, but the reality of human motivation is more complex than the simpler vision built into the financialization model.
  • Historians observe that financialization is a typical indicator of economic decline.
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