Re: [OPE-L] Practical calculation of labour values

From: Paul Cockshott (wpc@DCS.GLA.AC.UK)
Date: Tue Sep 04 2007 - 05:14:23 EDT

Kyn is now retired but he was at Boston University and still has an email address

I dont know what he is doing now

Paul Cockshott

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From: OPE-L on behalf of Alejandro Valle Baeza
Sent: Tue 9/4/2007 6:48 AM
Subject: Re: [OPE-L] Practical calculation of labour values
Paul Cockshott wrote:

>I got this communication from Oldrich Kyn which may be of interest in
>the light of recent discussions
>I looked again at your paper Calculation, Complexity and Planning; I would have a lot of comments, but I will just mention only two brief remarks:
>1) As far as I remember those equations with inversion of Leontief matrix were first formulated by Morishima and Seton about 50 years ago;
>2) Together with my coauthors we have calculated labor values and other price equations first as an theoretical experiment from relatively small input-output table, but later (1967) the model was used to calculate 25 thousands prices that were actualy used in price reform.
>Oldrich Kyn
>Paul Cockshott
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Paul, I read some papers from Kyn. To my understanding he was one of the
pioneers to calculate labor values.
I think would be valuable to know more about him. What is he working on?
Where  is he?
My I have his e-mail?
Thank you for sharing this information


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