[OPE-L:3140] Marxian Empirical Research

Andrew Trig (A.B.Trigg@open.ac.uk)
Thu, 26 Sep 1996 06:15:11 -0700 (PDT)

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From: Andrew Trigg
In reply to: Iwao Kitamura [3124]

Not sure what you mean by skilled labour being independent from
simple labour. I suppose the way I have seen it is that every worker
has the same skill, education associated with simple labour - say they
all leave school at 16 - but some have more, leaving school at say 18,
and this increases value added. This additional labour quality is
seen as a multiple of the basic labour quality associated with simple
labour - is this what you mean by the two types of labour not being

I will try to dig out the earlier discussion on this. If you can
remember which email numbers then this would be helpful.

Will put my paper in post by snail mail.