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Households and government caused crisis, not businesses

...worst years of the Great Depression. Americans correctly saw that it was truly a Keynesian moment, named after John Maynard Keynes, the great depression-era economist who explained how government spending could save an economy. The bailout...
Could supply-side economics help the economy?

...critical part of the economic equation - will take care of itself.Others, like the followers of British economist John Maynard Keynes, disagree. They say it's the demand for products and services that fosters innovation and growth - demand created...
Stimulus spending departs from world views of the past

...The 20th century's greatest proponent of government expenditure as a means of helping a sluggish economy was John Maynard Keynes. Born late in the reign of Queen Victoria, Lord Keynes lived through both World Wars. The first half of the 20th...
Outside editorial: Tax compromise is a start; now Congress must fix code

...must admit that letting tax rates increase now, including in ways the administration favors, would not fit with John Maynard Keynes' warnings against raising taxes during down times. Perhaps that's why several Democratic senators backed off...
Stimulus vs. austerity: USA vs. Europe

...been written about the competing economic theories at play. The Obama administration is influenced by the ideas of John Maynard Keynes, who preached that heavy government spending is needed during downturns to keep the economy afloat until markets...
Mitt, we hardly knew ye

...than the past and, like almost all successful leaders, argues he is not a prisoner of the past. He is not, as John Maynard Keynes might say, the slave of "some long-dead economist" - not that Romney himself would be caught dead quoting Keynes...
Spend, baby, spend

...again. The idea is pure Keynesian economics, developed in the 1930s, during the last worldwide depression, by John Maynard Keynes, a brilliant British economist. At that time, just about all economists thought a downturn was the time to retrench...
Help the rich feel good about consuming again

...spending money out of good manners, then we're all in even bigger trouble than we thought. This much is clear from John Maynard Keynes' "paradox of thrift," which posits that if everyone saves, everyone gets poorer. Translation: Chicken McNuggets...


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