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Mathematical Methods and the Requirements of Marxist Economics


  • A. Boiarskii


There is hardly a problem in national economic planning, or even in the plan of a single enterprise, which can besolved without taking into account the combined influence of numerous factors. Their combined interdependence makes it necessary to treat them in combination. Inasmuch as such factors have a definite quantitative measure and the expected result also has its quantitative expression, their interconnections can be most accurately and concretely assessed only by means of mathematical methods. The need for the extensive use of mathematical methods in planning and in economic activity in general is becoming increasingly apparent to Soviet economists, including both theoretical and practical workers among them.

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  • A. Boiarskii, 1960. "Mathematical Methods and the Requirements of Marxist Economics," Problems of Economic Transition, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 3(3), pages 40-44.
  • Handle: RePEc:mes:prectr:v:3:y:1960:i:3:p:40-44 DOI: 10.2753/PET1061-1991030340

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