25 Pages Posted: 18 Jun 2014 Last revised: 3 May 2015
Date Written: June 18, 2014
It is common knowledge that neither Walrasians nor Keynesians nor Marxians nor Institutionialists nor Austrians nor Sraffaians came to grips with proﬁt. The reason is a defective formal basis. In the present paper the formal foundations are ﬁrst renewed. When the proﬁt theory is false the rest of an approach is questionable. What is reexamined next because of its vital practical implications is the theory of employment. One remarkable result is that the popular recipe to eliminate unemployment, viz. downward wage rate ﬂexibility, is self-defeating because it does not take the objective systemic properties of the monetary economy into account.
Keywords: new framework of concepts, structure-centric, axiom set, Path Core, algebraic market clearing, price mechanism, indifference of employment
JEL Classification: B59, B49, E24
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Kakarot-Handtke, Egmont, Towards Full Employment Through Applied Algebra and Counter-Intuitive Behavior (June 18, 2014). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2456184 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2456184