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By Thomas Piketty

The most driving force of inequality--returns on capital that exceed the speed of monetary growth--is back threatening to generate severe discontent and undermine democratic values. Thomas Piketty's findings during this bold, unique, rigorous paintings will rework debate and set the schedule for the following new release of considered wealth and inequality.

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It falls because the value of the added labour 3 2 falls in relation to the value and not merely 30 Capital and Profit in relation to the quantity (as under II) of the constant capital applied, and the division of this added labour between capitalist and worker remains the same; under II, where the rate of profit remains the same, the total price of the individual commodity falls in the same proportion as the productivity of labour [rises]. , under II it costs Is. Under I b), in contrast, it costs l 2 /ss.

In both of them the ratio is 3:8. But from the point of view of the individual yard the amount of profit is reduced. 29 [XV-950] If 300 yards are the work of 10 men, who previously produced 100 yards, there would be in the first case 30 yards from 1 man, in the second 10 yards from 1 man. g. = x; then in one case the price of the yard = x + '/io M,a in the other it=x + '/3o M. The 100 yards cost in the first case 100 (x + Vio M)=100x + 10 M; and in the second 300 (x + Vso) = 300 x+10 M. g. l/2 of the day's labour, the amount of profit will remain the same in both cases.

Outside the immediate workshop). This is true for all capitals invested in WAREHOUSING, in so far as the commodities WHICH ARE KEPT AND PRESERVED form the elements of a further process of production; their WAREHOUSING and PRESERVING would be the responsibility of the immediate producer if it had not been MADE OVER, through the division of labour, TO OUT OF DOORS CAPITALISTS. We come now to the second sort of commodity, those which enter directly into individual consumption. It is clear from the outset that, in so far as they form the workers' means of consumption—IN FACT variable capital which has shed its monetary form—the preservation and WAREHOUSING of these commodities belongs among the direct conditions of the process of production.

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