From: Jerry Levy (Gerald_A_Levy@MSN.COM)
Date: Wed Dec 28 2005 - 20:14:02 EST
Hi again Jurriaan: OK, after reading your response to Antonio, I think I understand better what you meant previously, i.e. that there is an objective evaluation in the marketplace. But, this still raises measurement issues for those who want to empirically study the international transfers of value: how could analysts -- not the market -- measure SNLTs? In solidarity, Jerry > > In Marx's case, the unequal exchange is evaluated objectively also in > > terms of quantities of labour-time, i.e. more labour-time exchanging > > for less labour-time. > Labour time can be objectively measured in working hours. But, how > is *socially necessary* labour time objectively measured and evaluated?
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