The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Equal Rates of Profit

  • Christopher Bliss
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The concept of equality, or its opposite inequality, implies a comparison, and a comparison must be based on the consideration of a population of cases. Therefore equality or inequality has different implications according to the definition of that population. This general observation applies in particular to rates of profit.

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