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Values Law Values Metric


  • Paul Cockshott

    (Glasgow University)

  • Allin Cottrell

    (Wake Forest University)


An investigation into the metric space generated by commodity exchange. Shows that this is an non-Euclidean space. Provides empirical data comparing labour and electricity as the possible supports for this metric space.

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  • Paul Cockshott & Allin Cottrell, 2004. "Values Law Values Metric," Method and Hist of Econ Thought 0406003, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  • Handle: RePEc:wpa:wuwpmh:0406003
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    Labour theory of value; metric spaces;

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    • B - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology

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