Re: [OPE-L] W J Blake clarification requested

From: Rakesh Bhandari (bhandari@BERKELEY.EDU)
Date: Fri Nov 11 2005 - 18:24:37 EST

On Fri, 11 Nov 2005 17:08:12 -0500
  Jerry Levy <Gerald_A_Levy@MSN.COM> wrote:
> A couple of additional items worth pointing out:
> 1) Dunayevskaya, under her own name,  had as far back as
> 1944 published in the _American Economic Review_.  The
> _AER_ did not publish the works of graduate students!

But it did publish articles by pseudonomous secretaries
of Trotsky with no formal credentials?

> that Shoul received her PhD in 1947).    RD's article,
> moreover, attracted quite a bit of attention -- including a
> reference in the front page of _The New York Times_ in
> October, 1944 and was commented on by Oscar Lange, Paul
> Baran, and Leo Rogin in the _AER_ (there was also a rejoinder
> by RD in the 9/45 issue of the _AER_).   With this kind of
> attention in the profession and the media one can not just
> slip off and get a PhD under another name at a major college
> in the US!
Why not?

> 2)  Shoul's "Karl Marx and Say's Law" was published in the
> _Quarterly Journal of Economics_ in November, 1957. In the
> QJE  article, she was still very much a disciple of Grossmann (see
> note #43), but Dunayevskaya -- who was also publishing works
> on political economy in the mid-1950s -- had no such favorable
> references to Grossmann.

No but she stole his crisis theory.

Indeed, her perspective had moved
> in a quite different direction.

politically yes.
> In solidarity, Jerry

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