Value and Crisis: Essays on Labour, Money and Contemporary Capitalism

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Haymarket Books, 2020 - Business & Economics - 363 pages

Value and Crisis brings together selected essays written by Alfredo Saad-Filho, one of the most prominent Marxist political economists writing today. Divided into two parts, "Essays on the Theory of Value" and "Essays on Contemporary Capitalism," this book examines the labour theory of value from a rich and innovative perspective from which fresh insights are derived. In this volume, Saad-Filho cogently discusses the nature of neoliberalism, financialisation, inflation, monetary policy, the contradictions, limitations and crises of contemporary capitalism, and more.

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About the author (2020)

Alfredo Saad-Filho is Professor of Political Economy at SOAS University of London. He is co-author of Marx's Capital and Brazil: Neoliberalism versus Democracy (Pluto Press, 2017), and numerous works on Marxist political economy, political economy of development, neoliberalism, democracy, and alternative economic policies.