[Marxism] Fwd: ASSA 2018 part 2: value, profitability and crises | Michael Roberts Blog
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Tue Jan 9 05:50:10 MST 2018
At ASSA 2018, away from the huge arenas where thousands listened to the
millionaire guru mainstream economists speak, were the sessions under
the umbrella of the Union of Radical Political Economics (URPE), where
just handfuls heard papers from a range of heterodox and radical
economists. These sessions were a mixture of debate on Marx’s value
theory (among Marxists) and its dismissal by followers of Piero Sraffa.
But there was also some very interesting research on the nature of
capitalist economic cycles and the causes of crises, including the 2008
crash and the Great Recession.
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