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Prologue to Part IV

Peter Clarke

in The Keynesian Revolution in the Making, 1924–1936

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202196
eISBN:
9780191675201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202196.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

If tactical commitments and opportunism fuelled Keynes's progress towards the position of the Treatise, can the origins of the General Theory be explained along similar lines? Keynes's abandonment of ... More


The Methods of Keynes

John Hicks

in Methods of Dynamic Economics

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198772873
eISBN:
9780191596438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198772874.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter discusses Keynes's methods. There were changes of method between his three main books on money — the Tract on Monetary Reform of 1923, the Treatise on Money of 1930, and the General ... More


The making of the theory of effective demand

Peter Clarke

in The Keynesian Revolution in the Making, 1924–1936

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202196
eISBN:
9780191675201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202196.003.0015
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

In writing the General Theory, Keynes sought to grapple with economic theory in a fundamental way. Admittedly, certain directions were set by his long-standing concerns. The move away from the ... More


The impact of the theory of effective demand

Peter Clarke

in The Keynesian Revolution in the Making, 1924–1936

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202196
eISBN:
9780191675201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202196.003.0016
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

Keynes displayed the theory's analytical resources with unrivalled lucidity, notably in expounding the modus operandi of Bank rate. In the 1920s, he argued that in practice the economy was regulated ... More


. The Treatise under the harrow

Peter Clarke

in The Keynesian Revolution in the Making, 1924–1936

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202196
eISBN:
9780191675201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202196.003.0014
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

In the 1920s, it is true that Keynes's policy intuitions, fuelled by his political commitments, had often outrun the justifying theory, which was dragged along behind until ultimately they were ... More


The General Theory of Verbal Humor

Salvatore Attardo

in The Linguistics of Humor: An Introduction

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780198791270
eISBN:
9780191833717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198791270.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

The General Theory of Verbal Humor (GTVH) is introduced. It is also a model of humor competence based on jokes, like the SSTH, which it incorporates, but it is broader as it includes six Knowledge ... More


Prospective Shifts, Speculative Swings: “Macro” for the Twenty-First Century in the Tradition Championed by Paul Samuelson

Edmund S. Phelps

in Samuelsonian Economics and the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199298839
eISBN:
9780191711480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199298839.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This chapter presents Samuelson's economics from the expectation and uncertainty points of view. It applies Samuelson model for stagflation, for instance, to show how shifts in the underlying ... More


The politics of Keynesian economics, 1924–1929

Peter Clarke

in The Keynesian Revolution in the Making, 1924–1936

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202196
eISBN:
9780191675201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202196.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

If Keynes changed horses in mid-stream, he changed to better horses. He fastened upon the insights which were to determine the future bearings of his economic analysis, especially the proposition ... More


Kelsen Visited

H. L. A. Hart

in Essays in Jurisprudence and Philosophy

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198253884
eISBN:
9780191681431
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198253884.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter describes Hans Kelsen's account of ‘ought-statements’. It also discusses Kelsen's expression: ‘Rules of Law in a descriptive sense’; the definition of delict; and the relationship ... More


Paradigms Lost

Ian Kumekawa

in The First Serious Optimist: A. C. Pigou and the Birth of Welfare Economics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691163482
eISBN:
9781400885206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691163482.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter traces the gradual decline of Pigou's optimism regarding welfare economics, founded as it was on the desire to make things better and built on an optimism that it could actually bring ... More


How Friedman became the Anti-Keynes

Craig Freedman, Geoffrey C. Harcourt, Peter Kriesler, and J. W. Nevile

in Milton Friedman: Contributions to Economics and Public Policy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198704324
eISBN:
9780191773761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704324.003.0033
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter considers John Maynard Keynes’s major contributions to economics before The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, namely A Tract on Monetary Reform and A Treatise on Money, ... More


Aftermath of the Beveridge Report

Jose Harris

in William Beveridge: A Biography

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206859
eISBN:
9780191677335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206859.003.0018
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter explores the complications that Beveridge faced during the publication of his report and its aftereffects. The publication of the Beveridge Report was postponed, even though it was ... More


Working Memory and Retrieval: An Inhibition-Resource Approach

Randall W. Engle

in Working Memory and Human Cognition

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195100990
eISBN:
9780199846849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195100990.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter examines an inhibition-resource approach in the analysis of working memory and information retrieval. It considers issues relevant in explaining individual difference in working-memory ... More


Keynes’s General Theory

John Eatwell and Murray Milgate

in The Fall and Rise of Keynesian Economics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199777693
eISBN:
9780190261344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777693.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter focuses on John Maynard Keynes’ General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money and analyzes varioius views and responses by economists to Keynesian theories and models. It focuses on ... More


The Coming of J. M. Keynes

John Kenneth Galbraith and James K. Galbraith

in Money: Whence It Came, Where It Went

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171661
eISBN:
9781400889082
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171661.003.0016
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines John Maynard Keynes's views with respect to money. It first considers Keynes's argument that, left to itself and given time, the economic system would find its equilibrium with ... More


The Gold Standard and Monetary Theory

John Eatwell and Murray Milgate

in The Fall and Rise of Keynesian Economics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199777693
eISBN:
9780190261344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777693.003.0018
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter covers the exchanges of comments and criticisms that passed between John Maynard Keynes and A. C. Pigou on practical matters of economic policy and the theory of money and employment. It ... More


Sensitivity and Signal-Detection Theory

Zhong-Lin Lu and Barbara Dosher

in Visual Psychophysics: From Laboratory to Theory

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019453
eISBN:
9780262314930
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019453.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Vision

This chapter treats the measurement of visual sensitivity, or how we detect threshold or near-threshold stimuli. It begins with a brief review of the classical methods of measuring thresholds. It ... More


Why do People Commit Crime? An Integrated Systems Perspective

Matthew Robinson

in Applying complexity theory: Whole systems approaches to criminal justice and social work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447311409
eISBN:
9781447311430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311409.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Robinson’s discussion on Integrated Systems Theory in Chapter Three provides a highly positivistic account of the causes of crime in a way that challenges notions of free will, choice and ultimately ... More


The Fall and Rise of Keynesian Economics

John Eatwell and Murray Milgate

in The Fall and Rise of Keynesian Economics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199777693
eISBN:
9780190261344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199777693.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter provides a background to John Maynard Keynes and his influence on the theory and practice of modern macroeconomics. His branch of economics is referred to as Keynesian economics. Keynes ... More


‘No One in Our Age was Cleverer …’: Maynard Keynes in Britain, 1939–41

Alan Bollard

in Economists at War: How a Handful of Economists Helped Win and Lose the World Wars

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198846000
eISBN:
9780191881244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198846000.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

As troops massed on the border, John Maynard Keynes had to hastily cut short a holiday in France. A government advisor, academic, journalist, and polymath, he spent the next few years working on ... More


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