The Engineers and the Price System


By Thorstein Veblen

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In 'The Engineers and the Price System' by Thorstein Veblen, the author provides a critical analysis of the role of engineers in the capitalist economy and the influence of the price system on their work. Veblen's writing style is academic and sophisticated, drawing on economic theory, sociology, and history to explore the relationship between technological advancement and economic structures. The book sheds light on how engineers navigate the complexities of a profit-driven market and the impact of industrialization on society at large. Veblen's perspective offers a unique insight into the intersections of technology, economics, and social class during the early 20th century. His work is a significant contribution to the fields of economics and engineering, offering a thought-provoking examination of the challenges faced by professionals in a market-driven world. 'The Engineers and the Price System' is a must-read for anyone interested in the intersection of technology and economics, providing valuable insights into the dynamics of industrial society.
The Engineers and the Price System