Where Keynes Went Wrong: And why World Governments Keep Creating Inflation, Bubbles, and Busts

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Axios Press, 2009 - Business & Economics - 384 pages
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When the world financial system failed in 2008, world governments used a playbook devised by famed British economist John Maynard Keynes.
But should we be relying so completely on Keynes? What if he is wrong? If Keynes is wrong, then so are the economic policies of Barack Obama, George W. Bush, and virtually all world governments today. Where Keynes Went Wrong addresses these critical questions in a lively, stimulating, and transparently clear style.
"Just what the world needs, and just in time. Keynes is demolished and his quack system refuted. But this wonderful book does more. It restores clear thinking and common sense to their rightful places in the economic policy debate. Three cheers for Hunter Lewis!" - James Grant, Editor of Grant's Interest Rate Observer
 

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User Review  - carrstone1 - LibraryThing

The noise you hear when reading this book is the sound of scales hitting the ground as they fall from your eyes. Jargon-free reading assists in the understanding of the material and ensures that you ... Read full review

Keynes made comprehensible

User Review  - J Brentwood - Borders

One doesn't need to be an economist to grasp the important issues addressed in this book as it is written for the general reader. It is useful for anyone that wants to understand the likely outcome of current government economic policy: bailouts and stimulus, financed by deficit spending. Read full review

Contents

Commonsense Economics
3
Drive Down Interest
17
The Immoralist
35
Look to the State for Eco
53
Why Keynes Was Wrong
87
What Not to
137
Government for Sale
163
In an Economic Crisis
183
HowKeynesianWasKeynes?
257
Keynes Writing
267
UpsideDown Economics What Keynes Would
281
What Is Really Wrong Here The Central Paradox
291
Saying Goodbye to Keynes
303
Citations
341
Index
373
Copyright

Yes No and Again Yes 17 Yes to Economic
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Hunter Lewis, co-founder of global investment firm Cambridge Associates, has written six books on economics and moral philosophy. He has served on boards and committees of fifteen leading not-for-profit organizations, including environmental, teaching, research, and cultural organizations.

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