Linear Programming and the Von Neumann Model

Posted: 29 Sep 2000


The formal similarity between von Neumann's theorem on maximal growth and (a weak form of) the fundamental theorem of linear programming is striking. The parallelism is explained by considering a simple economy for which the two problems are identical.

JEL Classification: D00

Suggested Citation

Bidard, Christian, Linear Programming and the Von Neumann Model. Available at SSRN:

Christian Bidard (Contact Author)

Université Paris X Nanterre ( email )

Room G301, Building G
92001 Nanterre Cedex, 92001

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