Front Page Titles (by Subject) UNPRODUCTIVE LABOUR. - Definitions in Political Economy
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UNPRODUCTIVE LABOUR. - Thomas Robert Malthus, Definitions in Political Economy 
Definitions in Political Economy (London: John Murray, 1827).
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12. All labour which is not directly productive of wealth. The terms productive and unproductive are always used by political economists in a restricted and technical sense exclusively applicable to the direct production or non-production of wealth.