MIT and the other Cambridge

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Discusses the reasons why MIT economists were so committed to the capital controversy that flared up in the 1960s. It is argued that it concerned problems that related to techniques with which they had already been working and which they understood, and it points to some often overlooked features of the controversy.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)252-271
Number of pages20
JournalHistory of Political Economy
Issue numbersuppl-1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2014


  • MIT
  • capital controversy
  • Samuelson
  • Solow
  • Stiglitz
  • Robinson
  • Linear modeling


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