Keynes: The Return of the Master

Keynes: The Return of the Master

by Robert Skidelsky
     
 

"This is the worst global turndown since the Great Depression. But it is highly unlikely to be as bad. The years 1929-32 saw twelve successive quarters of economic contraction. If repeated, this would mean the economic slide will continue till mid-2011. But the present contraction will be neither as deep nor as long, and this for two reasons. First, the will to

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"This is the worst global turndown since the Great Depression. But it is highly unlikely to be as bad. The years 1929-32 saw twelve successive quarters of economic contraction. If repeated, this would mean the economic slide will continue till mid-2011. But the present contraction will be neither as deep nor as long, and this for two reasons. First, the will to international cooperation is stronger. Second, we do have Keynes."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781586488277
Publisher:
PublicAffairs
Publication date:
09/15/2009
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.00(d)

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Table of Contents

Abbreviations
Introduction: The man and economist1
1The life13
2Keynes's philosophy of practice34
3The monetary reformer49
4The General Theory70
5Economic statesmanship91
6Keynes's legacy106
References129
Further reading132
Index134

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