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With a decline in labor productivity and a more or less constant wage, the share of wages in output would grow, squeezing proﬁts and the proﬁt share in output to zero. In Ricardo’s stationary state, the whole surplus product of the economy above the subsistence wage level takes the form of rent. In fact, the broad patterns of capitalist development have been dramatically different. The single most persistent and important feature of capitalist development has been the tendency for labor productivity to rise continuously at a signiﬁcant rate.
Marx follows Smith rather than Malthus and Ricardo in his analysis of labor and land productivity. Marx emphasizes the historically unprecedented technological progressiveness of the capitalist mode of production. The organization of the exploitation of labor through competing capitalist ﬁrms creates both the incentive and the ability for capitalists to discover and implement new technologies in an effort to reduce costs. This turns capitalist production into an engine of technical change. Marx argues that Malthus and Ricardo, in emphasizing diminishing returns to ﬁxed land and natural resources, lost sight of the historical genius of capitalism, which is to overcome technical barriers to production.
Karl Marx, on the other hand, foresaw the tendency for capitalism to be a technologically progressive mode of production, with pervasive pressures toward labor-saving innovation in production (Marx, 1976, ch. 12; 1981, Part Three). Ricardo had shown (in his chapter on Machinery) that competitive pressure on individual capitalists to lower costs could lead to a general increase in labor productivity through the substitution of machinery for labor, but seems to have regarded this process as offering only a temporary relief from the pressure of diminishing returns to both capital and labor due to limited land resources.
An Unholy Trinity: Labor, Capital and Land in the New Economy (Graz Schumpeter Lectures, 6) by Duncan K. Foley