John Maynard, 1st Baron, 1883–1946, English economist and writer.
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How to use Keynes in a sentence
It’s true that today the system seems on the edge of transformation, but not in the way Keynes hoped.The Download: Twitter’s edit button, and cleaning up fossil fuels | Rhiannon Williams | September 2, 2022 | MIT Technology Review
Keynes famously said that ‘the boom, not the slump, is the time for austerity.’Austerity’s Scottish Ghosts Haunt the Modern Economic Mind | Mark Blyth | May 12, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
But it may also be because Smith and Hume do have a point, one that Keynes would agree with.Austerity’s Scottish Ghosts Haunt the Modern Economic Mind | Mark Blyth | May 12, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
"You can't make a fat man skinny by tightening his belt," observed John Maynard Keynes.
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”.
M. Clemenceau sat with Signor Orlando in the more central chairs of a semicircle of four in front of the fire, says Keynes.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind | Herbert George Wells
Mr. Keynes ignores the fortunes made by deliberately cornering and withholding commodities in a time of shortage.The Outline of History: Being a Plain History of Life and Mankind | Herbert George Wells
The outward rule of the anchoresses of Tarrant Keynes was by no means rigorous.The Flourishing of Romance and the Rise of Allegory | George Saintsbury
Normally, says Dr. Geoffrey Keynes, a person has fifteen thousand millions of blood corpuscles circulating in his body.
Mr. Wilson was not so utterly "bamboozled" as Mr. Keynes would have us believe.The Problem of Foreign Policy | Gilbert Murray
British Dictionary definitions for Keynes
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
- Keynesian, adjective, noun
- Keynesianism, noun
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