The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money

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Harcourt, Brace & World, 1964 - Business & Economics - 403 pages
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An economist of world renown, JOHN MAYNARD KEYNES was born in 1883 and educated at King's College, Cambridge. His two great works, "A Treatise on Money" (1930) and the revolutionary "General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money" (1936), were inspired by the employment crisis of the late 1920s. As a pioneer in the theory of full employment, Keynes had a profound influence on Roosevelt's New Deal and on the creation of such organizations as the International Monetary Fund, and his thinking continues to serve as the basis for classic economic theory today. Keynes was, in addition, a man of letters and a writer of consummate skill. He died in 1946.

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It is my firm conviction that, if something's worth doing, it's worth doing even when you're badly under-qualified to do it. So here I go! Few books have inspired as much controversy as John Maynard ... Read full review

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Yes, I might have to read this one again. It's one of those that doesn't sink in the first time around. The overall impression, yes. The fine details, no. Read full review

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John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946) was an economist, mathematician, civil servant, educator, journalist, and a world-renowned author. His two great works, A Treatise on Money and The General Theory of Unemployment, Interest, and Money, revolutionized the study and practice of economics and changed monetary policy after World War II.

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