[OPE-L:5570] Re: "shift-share index" (was Humbug)

Duncan K. Foley (dkf2@columbia.edu)
Fri, 3 Oct 1997 05:20:28 -0700 (PDT)

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Certainly that's what you'd like to do eventually, but I guess we have to
take one step at a time.


>A question I have been thinking about related to this thread:
>* How can one make meaningful empirical statements regarding the
> re-distribution of surplus-value (with or without a "shift-share
> index") if one is only looking at data for an individual capitalist
> economy? I.e. unless we have accurate data for all markets within the
> world capitalist economy, how can we trace the international movement
> of surplus-value?
>In solidarity, Jerry

Duncan K. Foley
Department of Economics
Barnard College
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