The Regulation School:
A One-Way Ticket from Marx
to the Saint-Simon Foundation?

Michel Husson


Michel Aglietta’s book A Theory of Capitalist Regulation dates from 1976 and may be regarded as the founding act of regulation theory. Its republication in 1997 and the accompanying afterword doubtless mark the end point of a trajectory that has led this school some considerable way from the Marxism from which it partially derived.

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