An attempt to provide a formal analysis of joint production, the text of which was originally the author's PhD thesis. The work is designed to lead from the most abstract and general concepts of the theory of value to applications in the areas of the measurement of capital and growth, of international trade, and of natural resources.
`Schefold's book provides a mathematical goldmine of theorems, as well as presenting those interested in Sraffian and Marxian economics with a basic source book and, indeed, inspiration for work in this field. It strides across many boundaries which currently divide our subject.' - John Eatwell, University of Cambridge