The Significance of Marx’s Theory of Money

By Ramaa Vasudevan, Marx’s theory of money was integral to his analysis of capitalist dynamics. The rich potential of Marx’s analysis of money has, unfortunately, not received the attention it deserves both by political economists and by those who have been inspired by Marx’s political vision. One problem is that Marx has for a long … More The Significance of Marx’s Theory of Money

New Book: The Age of Monopoly Capital – Selected Correspondence of Paul A. Baran and Paul M. Sweezy, 1949-1964

by Paul A. Baran and Paul M. Sweezy. Edited and annotated by Nicholas Baran and John Bellamy Foster. From Monthly Review Press: Paul A. Baran and Paul M. Sweezy were two of the leading Marxist economists of the twentieth century. Their seminal work, Monopoly Capital: An Essay on the American Economic and Social Order, published … More New Book: The Age of Monopoly Capital – Selected Correspondence of Paul A. Baran and Paul M. Sweezy, 1949-1964

New Book: Keynes and The General Theory Revisited

By Axel Kicillof. Translated by Elena Odriozola. From Routledge: Every time the economy goes through a period of crisis, Keynes’ name is called upon by economists and politicians from diverse backgrounds. However, 70 years after the publication of The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, specialists are still far—maybe everyday further—from reaching agreement about … More New Book: Keynes and The General Theory Revisited

New Book: Gender and Time Use in a Global Context – The Economics of Employment and Unpaid Labor

From Palgrave. Edited by Rachel Connelly & Ebru Kongar, This edited volume uses a feminist approach to explore the economic implications of the complex interrelationship between gender and time use. Household composition, sexuality, migration patterns, income levels, and race/ethnicity are all considered as important factors that interact with gender and time use patterns. The book … More New Book: Gender and Time Use in a Global Context – The Economics of Employment and Unpaid Labor