John Maynard Keynes: Free Trader or Protectionist?

John Maynard Keynes: Free Trader or Protectionist?

by Joseph R. Cammarosano


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ISBN-13: 9781498520881
Publisher: Lexington Books
Publication date: 06/15/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

A veteran of World War II, Joseph Cammarosano has served as an economist in the U.S. Bureau of the Budget and the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance. Cammarosano has also served as professor of economics, vice president of finance, and executive vice president of Fordham University.

Table of Contents


Part I: The Priority of Internal over External Considerations as evidenced by Keynes’ Opposition to the Pre-World War I International Gold Standard
Chapter 1: Keynes’ Attack on the International Gold Standard
Chapter 2: Keynes’ Opposition to the Restoration of the British Pound to its Pre-War Parity of Exchange
Chapter 3: Keynes’ Search for a Managed Monetary Standard

Part II: The Evolution of Keynes’ Thinking on Foreign Trade from World War I to World War II
Chapter 4: Keynes’ Early Foreign Trade Views
Chapter 5: Keynes’ Views on Commercial Policy in his Treatise on Money
Chapter 6: Keynes’ Endorsement of Protectionism as a Solution to Britain’s Economic Problems
Chapter 7: Keynes’ Proposal for a Revenue Tariff
Chapter 8: Keynes’ Advocacy of National Autarky for Great Britain

Part III: The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money and its Relevance for Keynes’ Foreign Trade Views
Chapter 9: The Implications of Keynes’ Theory of Employment and his Reflections on the Mercantilists for Orthodox Free Trade

Part IV: Keynes’ Views on Foreign Trade during and after World War II
Chapter 10: Keynes and the Currency Proposals for the Expansion of Multilateral International Trade following the End of World War II
Chapter 11: Keynes and the Anglo-American Loan
Chapter 12: Summary and Conclusions

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