John Maynard Keynes

Keynes’s Vision: Why the Great Depression Did Not Return

John Maynard Keynes was raised by a family of academics to be an academic. The son of economist John Neville…

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10 Things You Might Not Know About John Maynard Keynes

1.John Maynard Keynes was born into a successful family. His father was John Neville Keynes, a formidable economist in his…

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The Road to Hayek: Nicholas Wapshott on the Life and Work of Economist Friedrich Hayek

  Austrian-born economist Friedrich Hayek was noted for his criticisms of the Keynesian welfare state and of totalitarian socialism which was…

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Keynes: The Twentieth Century’s Most Influential Economist

Ever since the current financial crisis began in 2007, one name started reappearing in the newspapers. Not that John Maynard…

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The Road to Hayek: Nicholas Wapshott on the Life and Work of Economist Friedrich Hayek

Austrian-born British economist Friedrich Hayek (1899-1992) is best known for his defense of classical liberalism and what is now called…

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Economy Class: Nicholas Wapshott Explains Why John Maynard Keynes Was “Ahead of His Time”

John Maynard Keynes (1883–1946) was an influential British economist whose ideas on government intervention in the economy were considered to…

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Economy Class: Nicholas Wapshott Explains Why John Maynard Keynes Was “Ahead of His Time”

  John Maynard Keynes (1883–1946) was an influential British economist whose ideas on government intervention in the economy were considered to…

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The Cambridge Companion to Keynes

John Maynard Keynes is so often called the “most influential economist of the twentieth century” that it has become a…

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New Book on John Maynard Keynes Offers an Accessible and Engaging Introduction to the Famed Economist’s Life and Work

“Roger Backhouse's Simply Keynes is simply the best brief account of Keynes's thought and influence. Keynes was a man of parts and…

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Understanding John Maynard Keynes

This piece has been excerpted from Simply Keynes by Roger Backhouse, part of Simply Charly's Great Lives series. John Maynard…

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