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The Bias of the World : Theories of Unequal Exchange in History

  title={The Bias of the World : Theories of Unequal Exchange in History},
  author={John Brolin},
This is a history of theories and theorists of unequal exchange. Starting with mercantilists and Richard Cantillon's theory based on land values, it briefly covers the early Classical economists and Gerald Fitzhugh. Among early 20th century Marxist economists, unequal exchange appeared in Otto Bauer's explanation of nationalist antagonism, and in Henryk Grossmann as countering the breakdown of capitalism. It is argued that the addition to Marxist economic theory of international capital… 

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  • A. Ricci
  • Economics
    Review of Radical Political Economics
  • 2018
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  • P. Kellogg
  • Political Science
    Canadian Journal of Political Science
  • 1989
Abstract In the late 1960s and early 1970s, “left-nationalist” dependency theories dominated Canadian political economy. However, Canada defied the predictions of dependency theory and developed all

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  • C. Wilson
  • History
    Transactions of the Royal Historical Society
  • 1959
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