Keynes: The Return of the Master
In the debris of the financial crash of 2008, the principles of John Maynard Keynes—that economic storms are a normal part of the market system, that governments need to step in and use fiscal ammunition to prevent these storms from becoming depressions, and that societies that value the pursuit of money should reprioritize—are more pertinent and applicable than ever. InKeynes: The Return of the Master, Robert Skidelsky brilliantly synthesizes Keynes career and life, and offers nervous capitalists a positive answer to the question we now face: When unbridled capitalism falters, is there an alternative?
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Review: Keynes: The Return of the MasterUser Review - Randal Samstag - Goodreads
This is a competent answer by Keynes's biographer to the question "What would Keynes have done?" in the aftermath of the 2008 crash and a response to the economic theories that have dominated the US ... Read full review
Review: Keynes: The Return of the MasterUser Review - Rajesh Kurup - Goodreads
From the reviews, I was expecting a summary on how Keynesian economics has been holding sway in the US since the financial crisis. However, Skidelsky's book is much more. He has traced Keynes's life ... Read full review