Labor values, reproduction prices and land rent

Vol. 33 No. 3 (2013)

Jul-Sep / 2013
Published July 1, 2013
PDF-Portuguese (Português (Brasil))
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How to Cite

Hoffmann, Rodolfo. 2013. “Labor Values, Reproduction Prices and Land Rent”. Brazilian Journal of Political Economy 33 (3):388-410.

Labor values, reproduction prices and land rent

Rodolfo Hoffmann
Professor do Instituto de Economia da Unicamp e da ESALQ-USP, com apoio do CNPq.
Brazilian Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 33 No. 3 (2013), Jul-Sep / 2013, Pages 388-410


The paper analyses the determination of labor values and reproduction prices, including economic systems with joint production and systems with intensive land rent. The discussion is based on very simple numeric examples, avoiding that the mathematical complications hinder the comprehension of basic questions of Marxist economic theory.

JEL Classification: B51.

Keywords: Labor values surplus value reproduction prices joint production land rent