ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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'Value through Exogenous Distribution?

It was at the instance of Sachin Chaudhuri that the young Krishna Bharadwaj wrote a review of Piero Sraffa?s fundamental work for this journal, then The Economic Weekly, in 1963. Based on an ?ab ovo? reading of Sraffa?s concise propositions, the review earned the master?s instant approval and praise and launched a distinguished career in economic theory for its author. Four decades after, the review continues to figure prominently (often in facsimile) in major anthologies of economic theory. In this retrospective of the review article, the initial round of Sraffa-Bharadwaj correspondence is published for the first time.

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