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Session 4: Saturday, June 2nd: 4:00 - 5:50pm
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The debate over the “transformation problem” in Marxist value theory has raged (off and on) for over 100 years, with no end in sight. Why does all this matter? Does it have implications for real struggles and movements, beyond academia? We will not go much into the technical details, but focus instead on the basic issues and their significance. We encourage participation from the audience, including newcomers to this topic.


ulio Huato is an associate professor of economics at St. Francis College in Brooklyn, New York. He has taught economics and finance at Drew University, the Ramapo College of New Jersey, SUNY Purchase, and the Universidad Autónoma Chapingo (Mexico). He earned a doctoral degree in economics at the... Read more
David Laibman is Professor (Emeritus), Economics, City University of New York, and Editor of *Science & Society*. His latest book is *Passion and Patience: Society, History, and Revolutionary Potential* (International Publishers, 2015).