Comment: what you want is to eliminate time preference

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what you want is to eliminate time preference

Good luck with that.

The reasons that workers get paid less than what their products are worth is because they want to be paid NOW, rather than when the products sell. The investors and/or owners of the means of production are willing to wait. The higher price reflects their return on investment. The difference reflects their time preference. There are other factors of course, such as that the workers just want a pay check, they don't want the hassle of running the business. But it boils down to the time preference of the workers.

If I offered to pay you $100 today for mowing my lawn today, or $105 in a month for mowing my lawn today, which would you take?

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