This volume examines questions concerning the nature and behaviour of capitalism and the development of economic thought and the relation between economic thought and practice in the early twentieth century.
Preface. 1. The Requirements of a Theory of Value. 2. Classical Political Economy. 3. Classical Political Economy and Marx. 4. Economic Class. 5. The Trend of Modern Economics. 6. Concerning Frictions and Expectations: Certain Recent Tendencies in Economic Theory. 7. Imperialism. 8. The Questions of Economic Law in a Socialist Economy. A Note to Chapter 8 on Stored-up Labour and Investment Through Time. Index.
Maurice Dobb was the foremost Marxian economist of his generation in Britain. He was noted for his contributions to value theory, the theory of economic planning and the analysis of Soviet economic development. This set will re-issue 7 of his most important works.