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.
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.