[OPE-L:2335] Re: Priors and Givens

Paul Cockshott (wpc@cs.strath.ac.uk)
Thu, 23 May 1996 01:47:35 -0700

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>Regarding Eagly's period of production, I once did a piece about Sraffa --
>it also relates to Marx -- showing what happens if you change the social
>division of labor. Marx had an example where the unbrella handle makers
>vertically integrate. In Sraffa's world the production matrix loses a
>dimension and the rate of profit would increase.
This is an artifact of the fixed period of production used in the model..
Paul Cockshott