Keynes: The Return of the Master

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PublicAffairs, 2009 - Electronic books - 213 pages
22 Reviews
The ideas of John Maynard Keynes have never been more timely. No one has bettered Keynes's description of the psychology of investors during a financial crisis: 'The practice of calmness and immobility, of certainty and security, suddenly breaks down. New
  

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Review: Keynes: The Return of the Master

User 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 Master

User 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

Contents

1 What Went Wrong? 3
3
2 The Present State of Economics 29
29
PART IIThe Rise and Fall of Keynesian Economics
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3 The Lives of Keynes 55
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4 Keyness Economics 75
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Success or Failure? 101
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PART III The Return of Keynes
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6 Keynes and the Ethics of Capitalism 133
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7 Keyness Politics 154
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8 Keynes for Today 168
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Bibliography 195
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Notes 201
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Index 211
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Robert Skidelsky, a professor of political economy at Warwick University, is also the author of Politicians and the Slump and Oswald Mosley.

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