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After Marx and Sraffa: Essays in Political Economy by Geoffrey M. Hodgson

By Geoffrey M. Hodgson

Fresh occasions in japanese Europe have underlined the constraints of Marxian monetary and political conception. during this choice of essays Hodgson topics Marxian monetary idea to serious exam and exhibits which components maintain their glossy relevance. After analysing the contribution of Sraffa, and indicating its severe strength and theoretical boundaries, Hodgson issues to a brand new synthesis embracing Marx, Keynes and Veblen.

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