Date: Wed Nov 06 2002 - 08:44:33 EST
Quoting gerald_a_levy <firstname.lastname@example.org>: > Re Paul C's , Alejandro's  and my : > > I asked Paul previously, in : "What is required to empirically > demonstrate the existence of unequal exchange?". Paul didn't > answer that question in  but instead asserted -- without an > attempt at explanation -- that the concept of unequal exchange in the > works of [listmember] Samir Amin struck him as "complete rubbish". > One would have to demonstrate that the same commodity when produced in the metropole sold at a higher price in a 3rd country than when the same commodity was produced in a colony. Thus if Japanese steel sells for a higher price in Brazil than South African steel, then there is unequal exchange occuring.
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