Sraffa, Piero, 1898 - 1983 (economist)
Dates and places
1898-1983 Turin; London School of Economics
Sphere of activity
Professor of Political Economy, University of Cagliari, 1925-83; Lecturer in Economics (1927-31), assistant director of research in Economics (1935-63) and reader in Economics (1963-5), University of Cambridge; Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge, 1939-83.
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
This file contains correspondence, mainly with Piero Sraffa, on the facsimile reproduction of 'An abstract...' by David Hume.
Gerald Shove: 'Notes on the application of Mr G. E. Moore's system of ethics to some problems of political theory', 1912
The file comprises a copy typescript of Shove's unsuccessful Fellowship Dissertation submitted to King's College, , with an undated autograph manuscript note at the front from Piero Sraffa to RFK.
The file includes an autograph manuscript note by Piero Sraffa.
2 autograph letters, signed.
The notebook includes an autograph manuscript note inside the front cover by John Maynard Keynes, 'Motto for the Washing Book', and several pages of notes of share prices, some in the hand of Piero Sraffa.
The file contains notes and clippings relating to the preparation of RFK's Fellowship Dissertation and subsequent debate, including an autograph letter signed and notes from P. Sraffa to RFK concerning the latter's i) comments on Sraffa's 1926 'Economic Journal' article and ii) treatment of imperfect competition, 13 Mar. 1929.
The file comprises:
- 2 photocopied typescript 'On the relations between cost and quantity produced', from 'Annali di Economia', Vol. II, No. 1, 1925;
- 'Production of commodities by means of commodities' (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1960) with inside, a pamphlet by Nicholas Kaldor 'Piero Sraffa 1898-1983' (British Academy, 1985), and a photocopied obituary of Sraffa by G. C. Harcourt.
The file contains correspondence, accounts, hotel brochures and postcards concerning mountaineering holidays in Switzerland and the Lake District, including notes by Piero Sraffa and A. C. Pigou.
The file contains lecture notes, essays and notes from reading on economic subjects. The essays were marked by G. Shove, J. M. Keynes and Piero Sraffa.
Typescript and proof of an article [published in 'Proceedings of the British Academy', 1987], with related papers and correspondence.
This file includes notes by R.F. Kahn and P. Sraffa on the marginal productivity of capital, undated; a typescript note on economic orthodoxy, undated and statistical tables of investment in certain UK industries, 1870-1914.
This section comprises Kaldor's published and unpublished writings (including journalism, broadcasts and speeches to the House of Lords), research in progress (NK/1/1-58) and papers received (NK/1/59-90).
The folder comprises:- copy typescript of a proposal, annotated in manuscript by [?] J. Hicks, 1934; 3 autograph letters signed from Joan Robinson, 28 May - 3 June, 1 autograph letter signed from Piero Sraffa, 30 May and 1 autograph letter signed from Hugh Gaitskell, 7 June, all to NK with their comments; proof 'Government subsidies for employers as an unemployment relief measure', comparing practices across Europe and New Zealand, [? an official publication, after Mar. 1935].
- letter 4