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Capitalist revolutionary : John Maynard Keynes

Author: Roger Backhouse; Bradley W Bateman
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011.
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The Great Recession of 2008 restored John Maynard Keynes to prominence. After decades when the Keynesian revolution seemed to have been forgotten, the great British theorist was suddenly everywhere. The New York Times asked, "What would Keynes have done?" The Financial Times wrote of "the undeniable shift to Keynes." Le Monde pronounced the economic collapse Keynes's "revenge." Two years later, following bank  Read more...
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Backhouse, Roger, 1951-
Capitalist revolutionary.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011
(DLC) 2011010437
(OCoLC)707023088
Named Person: John Maynard Keynes; John Maynard Keynes; John Maynard Keynes
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Backhouse; Bradley W Bateman
ISBN: 9780674062849 0674062841
OCLC Number: 768122963
Description: 1 online resource (197 pages)
Contents: Keynes returns, but which Keynes? --
The rise and fall of Keynesian economics --
Keynes the moral philosopher: confronting the challenges to capitalism --
Keynes the physician: developing a theory of a capitalist economy --
Keynes's ambiguous revolution --
Perpetual revolution.
Responsibility: Roger E. Backhouse, Bradley W. Bateman.
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The 2008 recession restored Keynes to prominence. This account elaborates the misinformation that led to his repeated resurrection and interment since his death in 1946. Keynes was more open-minded  Read more...

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