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Rational Choice Marxism-Some Issues of Method and Substance

'Rational Choice' Marxism Some Issues of Method and Substance John E Roemer In seeking to provide micro-foundations for behaviour which Marxists think are characteristic of capitalism, the tools par excellence are rational choice models; general equilibrium theory, game theory, and the arsenal of modelling techniques developed by neoclassical economics. With rational choice models, Marxian economics has made a good deal of progress in explaining mechanisms which lie behind otherwise apparently teteological claims.

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