- John Maynard, 1st Baron,1883–1946, English economist and writer.
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Keynes famously said that ‘the boom, not the slump, is the time for austerity.’
But it may also be because Smith and Hume do have a point, one that Keynes would agree with.
Keynes understood that the long run is simply an infinite parade of short runs.Was Keynes a Better Economist Because He Was Gay?
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Ironically, Keynes was even more averse to Americans than to Poles.
To his eyes, Washington was dominated by lawyers, all speaking incomprehensible legalese—or, as Keynes put it, “Cherokee”.
Mr. Wilson was not so utterly "bamboozled" as Mr. Keynes would have us believe.The Problem of Foreign Policy
Now, it was to the Keynes' that the Murchisons had gone, and Kit knew it.Mammon and Co.
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Such evidence is stronger than the biased statistics of Mr Keynes.The Fruits of Victory
Thus: If patience is a virtue there are painful virtues—an example from Dr. Keynes.Logic
It would be unfair to compare Mr. Harris's book with Mr. Keynes's, though it covers something of the same ground.
- John Maynard, 1st Baron Keynes. 1883–1946, English economist. In The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money (1936) he argued that unemployment was characteristic of an unregulated market economy and therefore to achieve a high level of employment it was necessary for governments to manipulate the overall level of demand through monetary and fiscal policies (including, when appropriate, deficit financing). He helped to found the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank
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