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Piero Sraffa's Political Economy: A Centenary Estimate / Edition 1

Piero Sraffa's Political Economy: A Centenary Estimate / Edition 1


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A century after his birth, this volume presents a re-assessment of the life and work of Piero Sraffa, one of the great economists of the twentieth century. From his anti-Marshallian articles of 1925 and 1926 to his classic work on the theory of capital, Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities, Sraffa's contribution to the study of economics is closely examined.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415224246
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/22/2001
Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics Series
Pages: 456
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.00(d)
Lexile: 1620L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

I. On Sraffa's biography 1. A child of cultura positiva: Turin and the education of Piero Sraffa, Angelo D'Orsi 2. Piero Sraffa's early approach to political economy: From the gymnasium to the beginning of his academic career, Nerio Naldi II. Sraffa's contribution to the Cambridge debates in the Twenties and Thirties 3. Sraffa and the criticism of Marshall in the Twenties, Roberto Marchionatti 4. Sraffa and his contribution to the Cambridge debate on imperfect competition and the General Theory, Maria Cristina Marcuzzo 5. On some aspects to Sraffa's theoretical system in the second half of the Twenties, Duccio Cavalieri 6. On Marshall's representative firm: A comment on Marchionatti, Tiziano Raffaelli 7. Why did Sraffa lose interest in imperfect competition? A comment on Marcuzzo, Marco Dardi III. Continuity and change in Sraffa's thought: from the Twenties to Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities 8. Continuity and change in Sraffa's thought: An archival excursus, Luigi Lodovica Pasinetti 9. Some notes on the Sraffa Papers, Giancarlo de Vivo 10. From the 1925-26 articles to the 1960 book: Some notes on Sraffa's not so implicit methodology, Andrea Salanti and Rodolfo Signorino 11. Sraffa's edition of Ricard's Works: Reconstruction of a reconstruction, Analisa Rosselli 12. Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities between criticism and reconstruction: The given quantities assumption, Alessandra Roncaglia 13. A comment on Salanti and Signorino, Marina Bianchi 14. A comment on Rosselli, Pierluigi Porta 15. A comment on Roncaglia, Giogio Lunghini IV. Specific Topics 16. Production of Commodities and the open economy, Ian Steedman 17.Sraffa and the mathematicians: Frank Ramsey and Aliter Watson, Heinz Jurz and Neri Salvadori 18, Monetary analysis in Sraffa's writings, Carlo Panico 19. On the relationship between Sraffa and Keynes, Fabio Ranchetti 20 Sraffa on Hayek: unexpected influences, Carlos Zappia Comments 21. A comment on Steedman, Salvatore Baldone 22. Monetary analses in Sraffa's writings. A comment on Panico, Riccardo Bellofiore 23. Whatever happened to Dr. Hayek after the debate with Mr. Sraffa? A comment on Zappia, Niccolo De Vecchi Bibliography

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