The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Labour Power

  • G. de Vivo
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/978-1-349-95189-5_768

Abstract

The introduction of this notion has generally been regarded by Marxists as a crucial difference between their own and bourgeois economic theory. They have claimed that it allowed Marx to overcome a basic difficulty in Ricardo’s (and, more generally, in classical) theory.

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  • G. de Vivo
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