Why were resources expunged from neo-classical economics?

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Something strange happened to economics about a century ago. In moving from classical to neo-classical economics -- the dominant academic school today -- economists expunged land -- or natural resources. Neo-classical value theory -- based on marginalism and subjective valuation-still makes a great deal of sense. Expunging natural resources from the way economists think about the world does not - Martin Wolf, Financial Times

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The article itself contains a lively discussion an... by David Chester on Wednesday, Jul 21, 2010 at 6:25:03 AM