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Prices, Reproduction, Scarcity
Christian Bidard develops a theory of production prices that analyzes the exchange relationship between producers and consumers, emphasizing reproduction potential, rather than scarcity. Bidard compares and contrasts different studies of Sraffa's work and reviews the question of relationships between classical theory (Smith, Ricardo, Marx) and the general equilibrium ...more
Hardcover, 372 pages
Published May 20th 2004 by Cambridge University Press
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This combines a review of Post-Sraffian economics with a thorough study of models falling in the Neo-Ricardian paradigm. It's written in a quirky style, reminiscent of a mathematician's "grocery list of propositions" one might find in any AMS article. The calculations aren't explicit, which leaves work for the reader. Overall, a very readable book fairly well-written.