Maynard Keynes by Donald Moggridge
An Economist's Biography

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Based on an intimate knowledge of the subject and his environment, this biography of the most influential economist of the twentieth century traces Keynes' career on all its many levels. From academic Cambridge, to artistic Bloomsbury, to official Whitehall and to the City, we see the intellectual roots of Keynes' achievements and failures. We also see how he left his mark on the modern world.
 

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Published July 4, 2013 by Routledge. 992 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Economics. Non-fiction

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On Keynesian economics today he is silent or noncommital, noting neither successful challenges to Keynesian theory (such as Milton Friedman's to the theory of the consumption function) nor the failure of Keynesian policies to deal with the recent economic ""stagflation."" For the interested novic...

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John Maynard Keynes 1883-1946 Robert Skidelsky MacMillan, £30, pp1,021 In his biography of Sir Oswald Mosley, Robert Skidelsky wrote in 1975 'the role of biographer, as I conceive it, is not that of prosecutor;

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John Maynard Keynes: Fighting for Britain 1937-1946 Robert Skidelsky Macmillan £25, pp624 Buy it at BOL Robert Skidelsky has pulled it off.

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An economics professor at the University of Toronto, Moggridge explains how Keynes (1883-1946) belatedly came to economics through philosophy, explores Keynes's intuitive working out of his ideas, and reviews his impact as a shaper of British financial policy and an architect of the postwar inter...

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