from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. the macroeconomic theories and politico-economic policies of British economist John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946) and his followers; -- used especially in reference to their advocacy of governmental action to maintain low unemployment through government spending. See Keynes.

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  • n. the economic theories of John Maynard Keynes who advocated government monetary and fiscal programs intended to stimulate business activity and increase employment


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  • So, if you mean that (neo -) keynesianism is over and we have a bunch of Taliban left over, that's true, but if you mean that macroeconomics or econometrics is passe, new classicals (e.g.: Sargent, Prescott, Lucas) and new keynesians (e.g. Mankiw) will certainly disagree.

    Old-time Macro Religion, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • There are plenty of non-private sector economists that have been very critical of all this senseless neo-keynesianism.

    Matthew Yglesias » ABC Can’t Find Economists Who Think the Stimulus Failed

  • Topics to be embraced within the LRHQ range from global warming to keynesianism, and from trilateralism to godless bolshevism, and the more irrelevant the issue to which you can attach the LRHQ, the less of it there will be left for the public to give credit any real, actually existing conspiracies.

    the libertarian right hoax quotient

  • It failed, though Nixon, under the spell of keynesianism, actually instituted the really big welfare reform that threw money and rights at broken communities and encouraged family breakup -- the Aid to Families with Dependent Children programme.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • For Hayek's critiques of keynesianism see his book; A - Business News

  • For Hayek's critiques of keynesianism see his book; A Tiger by the Tail: The Keynesian Legacy of Inflation in PDF at mises. org This is an excerpt from a longer interview which can be found here www. - Business News

  • Here is a recap of the main points of post-keynesianism.

  • But hope the recovery comes soon for the sake of many, I just don't think the general business sectors are very confident about hiring in this age of faster paced keynesianism and renewed socialism.

    Denver Post: News: Breaking: Local

  • Instead, the anti-hyperpower position only gets presented by cranks who think the US strategic position is determined by military keynesianism, or who think that the US strategic position is financially unsustainable.

    Matthew Yglesias

  • We're putting an end to military keynesianism and corporate welfare too, by the way.

    Worcester Indymedia


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