Volume LII 2 - 2018
Sraffa versus Keynes on the Method of Economics: Measurement, Homogeneity and Independence
Anna Carabelli, pp. 137-168
The paper investigates the methodology Sraffa and Keynes apply in their critique of economic theories and the development of their own theory. The main focus is on their views on the measurement of economic magnitudes and the assumptions required. There are striking points of similarity in the methodology of their critique, but also contrasting approaches and divergences when they set about positively constructing their own new theory.