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Money, credit and the interest rate in Marx's economic. On the similarities of Marx's monetary analysis to Post-Keynesian economics

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  • Hein, Eckhard

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In this paper we have taken issue with those Marxian and post-Keynesian views which neglect the broad similarities between Marx’s economics and post-Keynesian approaches in the field of money, credit and the rate of interest. Starting from the older observations on the common ground of Marx’s and Keynes’s views in the fields mentioned above, we have shown that Marx’s economics cannot only be seen as one of the sources of post-Keynesian economics because his theory of capitalist reproduction has had a major impact on Kalecki’s theory of effective demand, but also because his monetary economics fit quite well into the post-Keynesian research programme of a monetary theory of production.

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Paper provided by University Library of Munich, Germany in its series MPRA Paper with number 18608.

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Date of creation: 2004
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Publication status: Published in International Papers in Political Economy 2.11(2004): pp. 1-43
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Keywords: Money; credit; interest rate; Marx's economics; Post-Keynesian economics;

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  1. Eckhard Hein, 2006. "Money, interest and capital accumulationin Karl Marx's economics: a monetary interpretation and some similaritiesto post-Keynesian approaches," The European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 13(1), pages 113-140.
  2. Hein, Eckhard, 2004. "Interest rate, debt, distribution and capital accumulation in a post-Kaleckian model," WSI Discussion Papers 133, Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliches Institut (WSI), Hans-Böckler-Stiftung.

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