Keynes definition

  • others:
    • Keynes, John Maynard. First Baron of Tilton. 1883-1946. British economist who proposed that high unemployment, being a result of insufficient consumer spending, could be relieved by government-sponsored programs. He also advocated deficit spending by governments to stimulate ecomomic activity.
  • proper-noun:
    • An English surname.
    • John Maynard Keynes, English economist
    • John Maynard Keynes, the british economist (1883-1946) whose book “The General concept of work, Interest, and cash” (Macmillan, 1936) had a solid influence on views of federal government's role throughout the market through 1970's. See Keynesian.
  • noun:
    • English economist who advocated employing government monetary and financial plan to keep full work without rising prices (1883-1946)

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