Keynes Contemporary Responses to the General Theory (Key Issues Series) by Roger E. Backhouse

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  • Economic theory & philosophy,
  • Philosophy,
  • General theory of employment, interest and money,
  • Economics - Theory,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Keynes, John Maynard,,
  • General,
  • 1883-1946,
  • 1883-1946.,
  • General theory of employment,,
  • Keynesian economics

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The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money John Maynard Keynes Table of Contents • PREFACE • PREFACE TO THE GERMAN EDITION • PREFACE TO THE JAPANESE EDITION • PREFACE TO THE FRENCH EDITION Book I: Introduction 1. THE GENERAL THEORY.

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Keynes became a celebrity before becoming one of the most respected economists of the century when his eloquent book The Economic Consequences of the Peace was published in Keynes wrote it to object to the punitive reparations payments imposed on Germany by the Allied countries after World War I.

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In a capitalist system, people earn money from their work. Keynesian theory became reconsidered and re-examined by politicians in many nations following the economic meltdown. Keynesian economics sees national governments as having a stabilizing role in the economy, complementing the private sector's freedom to conduct business.

John Maynard Keynes returned to Cambridge after resigning from his governmental duties and resumed teaching. Based on his arguments against the compensation imposed on Germans in the damaging Treaty of Versailles, he penned a highly influential book titled, ‘The Economic Consequences of.

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If Saving exceeds Investment there will be recession. One implication of this is that, in the midst of an economic depression, the correct course of action should be to encourage spending and discourage saving.

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