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Essays in Persuasion

Essays in Persuasion

by J. Keynes


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This reissue of the authoritative Royal Economic Society edition of Essays in Persuasion features a new introduction by Donald Moggridge, which discusses the significance of this definitive work. The essays in this volume show Keynes' attempts to influence the course of events by public persuasion over the period of 1919-40.

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ISBN-13: 9781349590735
Publisher: Springer Nature B.V.
Publication date: 02/06/2017
Pages: 504
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.01(d)

About the Author

DONALD MOGGRIDGE is Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Toronto. He was educated at Toronto and Cambridge. He was an editor of the Royal Economic Society's edition of The Collected Writings of John Maynard Keynes and has written extensively on Keynes and the history of economic policy in the inter-war period.

Table of Contents

Introduction; D.Moggridge PART I: THE TREATY OF PEACE Paris The Capacity of German to Pay Reparations Proposals for the Reconstruction of Europe The Changing of Opinion War Debts and the United States PART II: INFLATION AND DEFLATION Inflation Social Consequences of Changes in the Value of Money The French Franc Can Lloyd George do it? The Great Slump of 1930 Economy The Consequences to the Banks of the Collapse of Money Values PART III: The Return to the Gold Standard Auri Sacra Fames Alternative Aims in Monetary Policy Positive Suggestions for the Future Regulation of Money The Speeches of the Bank Chairman The Economic Consequences of Mr. Churchill Mitigation by Tariff The End of the Gold Standard PART IV: POLITICS A Short View of Russia The End of Laissez-Faire Am I a Liberal? Liberalism and Labour PART V: THE FUTURE Clissold Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren PART VI: LATER ESSAYS The Means to Prosperity How to Pay for the War

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