[OPE-L:3389] Re: TSS and Tech Change

John Ernst (ernst@usa.pipeline.com)
Sun, 13 Oct 1996 12:42:45 -0700 (PDT)

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On Oct 13, 1996 10:49:58, 'Gerald Levy <glevy@pratt.edu>' wrote:

>John wrote in [OPE-L:3384]:
>> At any rate, I'm in basic agreement with Andrew that given the
>> typical interpretation of value, an increase in c/(v+s) is often
>> taken to mean an increase in the constant capital to output ratio.
>> As I have stated previously, few have seen anything like this on
>> the micro level in the period of modern or large-scale industry.
>As I have stated previously, there is plenty of micro evidence to suggest
>that within different branches of production, the constant fixed
>capital/output ratio can grow or remain stable as a result of technical
>In Solidarity,

Stating that there is evidence is not the same as providing it. I'd like
see some numbers with your "evidence." Nota bene. Should you have
such evidence for cases where it is a matter of replacing machines with
more machines, "bigger" machines, etc., then you'd have a case for
disproving Marx's statements in CAPITAL.