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Great economists since Keynes

Mark Blaug

Great economists since Keynes

an introduction to the lives & works of one hundred modern economists

by Mark Blaug

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Published by Harvester Wheatsheaf in New York, London .
Written in English


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StatementMark Blaug.
The Physical Object
Pagination267p. :
Number of Pages267
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20500333M
ISBN 100745004555

In particular, he Great economists since Keynes book the justification of Britain's return to the gold standard in at pre-war valuation by reference to the wholesale price index. Each chapter reviews a key aspect of the business environment: state-owned enterprises, township and village enterprises, private Chinese firms and foreign firms operating in China. According to US economist J. In the King's Birthday HonoursKeynes was appointed Companion of the Order of the Bath for his wartime work, [30] and his success led to the appointment that would have a huge effect on Keynes's life and career; Keynes was appointed financial representative for the Treasury to the Versailles peace conference. Keynes was seeking to build theoretical foundations to support his recommendations for public works while Pigou showed no disposition to move away from classical doctrine.

According to Friedman, monetary policy manipulation of the money supply and interest rates influences economic activity far more than fiscal policy taxes and government spending. Clemenceau also pushed for substantial reparations, though not as high as those proposed by the British, while on security grounds, France argued for an even more severe settlement than Britain. The Keynesian multiplier[ edit ] Keynes introduces his discussion of the multiplier in Chapter 10 with a reference to Kahn's earlier paper see below. The incentive to invest arises from the interplay between the physical circumstances of production and psychological anticipations of future profitability; but once these things are given the incentive is independent of income and depends solely on the rate of interest r.

Cambridgeforwarding comments to Keynes. Roosevelt and other world leaders. Great economists since Keynes book remedies[ edit ] Keynes' name is associated with fiscal, rather than monetary, measures but they receive only passing and often satirical reference in the General Theory. Granted, Friedman, as opposed to the Keynesians, favors a strict limit on monetary growth. He was tutored at home by a governess, Beatrice Mackintosh, and his mother. Or, to change the metaphor slightly, professional investment may be likened to those newspaper competitions in which the competitors have to pick out the six prettiest faces from a hundred photographs, the prize being awarded to the competitor whose choice most nearly corresponds to the average preferences of the competitors as a whole; so that each competitor has to pick, not those faces which he himself finds prettiest, but those which he thinks likeliest to catch the fancy of the other competitors, all of whom are looking at the problem from the same point of view.


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Keynes was seeking to build theoretical foundations to support his recommendations for public works while Pigou showed no disposition to move away from classical doctrine. This new edition, published 70 years after the original, features a new introduction by Paul Krugman which discusses the The other two are found below.

The horizontal blue line I r is the schedule of the marginal efficiency of capital whose value is independent of Y.

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An intellectual precursor of Keynesian economics was underconsumption theories associated with John LawThomas Malthusthe Birmingham School of Thomas Attwood[7] and the American economists William Trufant Foster and Waddill Catchingswho were influential in the s and s.

Referring to him and Dennis RobertsonKeynes asked rhetorically: "Why do they insist on maintaining theories from which their own practical conclusions cannot possibly follow? Thus, according to Keynesian theory, some individually rational microeconomic-level actions such as not investing savings in the goods and services produced by the economy, if taken collectively by a large proportion of individuals and firms, can lead to outcomes wherein the economy operates below its potential output and growth rate.

In doing so Keynes was partly setting himself against his former teachers Marshall and Pigou. Freedom, Sen argues, is both the end and most efficient means of sustaining economic life and the key to securing the general welfare of Now featuring a new introduction by Schumpeter biographer Thomas K.

Keynes joined the Pitt Club [19] and was an active member of the semi-secretive Cambridge Apostles society, a debating club largely reserved for the brightest students. However, America was against the plan; the US was then the largest creditor, and by this time Wilson had started to believe in the merits of a harsh peace and thought that his country had already made excessive sacrifices.

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The pencil draft he sent straight to the printers. When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:elg:eebook In it, he attributes unemployment to wage stickiness [13] and treats saving and investment as governed by independent decisions: the former varying positively with the interest rate, [14] the latter negatively.

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