AskProfWolff: Paul Baran as Marxist Teacher

A Patron of Economic Update asks: "Dear Professor Wolff: Apparently you had the opportunity as a student to study under the great economist Paul Baran. Would you be willing to comment on your experience as a student of Prof Baran, and on his contribution ( along with Paul Sweezy) to the body of modern Marxist economic analysis?"

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