Front Page Titles (by Subject) Chapter VII The Correlation and Co-ordination of These Laws - Progress and Poverty
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Chapter VII The Correlation and Co-ordination of These Laws - Henry George, Progress and Poverty 
Progress and Poverty: An Inquiry into the Cause of Industrial Depressions and of Increase of Want with Increase of Wealth, The Remedy (Garden City, NY: Doubleday, Page, & Co. 1912).
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|The Current Statement||The True Statement|
|RENT depends on the margin of cultivation, rising as it falls and falling as it rises.||RENT depends on the margin of cultivation, rising as it falls, and falling as it rises.|
|WAGES depend upon the ratio between the number of laborers and the amount of capital devoted to their employment.||WAGES depend on the margin of cultivation, falling as it falls and rising as it rises.|
|INTEREST depends upon the equation between the supply of and demand for capital; or, as is stated of profits, upon wages (or the cost of labor), rising as wages fall, and falling as wages rise.||INTEREST (its ratio with wages being fixed by the net power of increase which attaches to capital) depends on the margin of cultivation, falling as it falls and rising as it rises.|
In the current statement the laws of distribution have no common center, no mutual relation; they are not the correlating divisions of a whole, but measures of different qualities. In the statement we have given, they spring from one point, support and supplement each other, and form the correlating divisions of a complete whole.