Re: [OPE] review of Dumenil & Levy's Capital Resurgent

From: Dave Zachariah (
Date: Sun Jun 01 2008 - 08:42:52 EDT

on 2008-06-01 14:01 GERALD LEVY wrote:
> Marxians are in the curious position of having two
> separate definitions of productivity (physical quantities and value 
> magnitudes)
> and multiple ways of measuring them.

It seems to me that there are two useful notions of productivity:
Either the output per unit of direct labour, i.e. labour productivity at 
the 'plant level'.
Or output per unit of social labour, i.e. inverse unit labour-values.

But they are quite similar and involve physical quantities.

//Dave Z
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