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Dawn over Bretton Woods

Harry Blutstein

in The Ascent of Globalisation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992897
eISBN:
9781526104311
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992897.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Democratization

The global economic order that emerged at the end of the Second World War was the work of two men: John Maynard Keynes and Harry Dexter White. This chapter describes the tense negotiations between ... More


The Economic Consequences of Pragmatism: A Re-interpretation of Keynesian Doctrine

Nancy E. Gutman

in Decolonizing Knowledge: From Development to Dialogue

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288848
eISBN:
9780191684654
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288848.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter attempts to illustrate how John Maynard Keynes came up with an effort to reclaim the authority attributed to the lived experiences of economic agents to establish a basis for formulating ... More


Keynesianism and the Emergence of Monetarism, 1945–1971

Daniel Stedman Jones

in Masters of the Universe: Hayek, Friedman, and the Birth of Neoliberal Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691161013
eISBN:
9781400851836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691161013.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines how the neoliberal breakthrough came in the seemingly unlikely realm of technical economic policy. The long postwar boom, often dubbed the Golden Age of capitalism, continued ... More


Keynes's Vision: A New Political Economy

Athol Fitzgibbons

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198283201
eISBN:
9780191596254
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198283202.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, History of Economic Thought

This is an overview of the writings of John Maynard Keynes. It shows that a logically coherent structure of ideas, based on a single vision, permeated all aspects of Keynes's thought. This vision ... More


The Macroeconomics of Keynes

Edmund S. Phelps

in Seven Schools of Macroeconomic Thought

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780198283331
eISBN:
9780191596766
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198283334.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter gives a review of Keynesian macroeconomics. The particular school discussed sees John Maynard Keynes as the founder of its central theme: that the process of individual learning and ... More


Keynes on Knowledge, Expectations, and Rationality

Sheila Dow

in Rethinking Expectations: The Way Forward for Macroeconomics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155234
eISBN:
9781400846450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155234.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines John Maynard Keynes' views on knowledge, expectations, and rationality. It focuses not only on Keynes' ideas on expectation formation but also on the degree of confidence ... 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


Bloomsbury

Jonathan Atkin

in A War of Individuals: Bloomsbury Attitudes to the Great War

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719060700
eISBN:
9781781700105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719060700.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

What were the anti-war feelings chiefly expressed outside ‘organised’ protest and not under political or religious banners – those attitudes that form the raison d'être for this study? As the Great ... More


Redecorating the International Economy: Keynes, Grant and the Queering of Bretton Woods

Bill Maurer

in Queer Bloomsbury

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474401692
eISBN:
9781474422123
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474401692.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Maurer reappraises the economic theories of John Maynard Keynes, arguing that Keynes’s monetary theory is often mistakenly conflated with the final outcome of the Bretton Woods agreement (different ... More


Decolonizing Knowledge: From Development to Dialogue

Frédérique Apffel-Marglin and Stephen A. Marglin (eds)

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198288848
eISBN:
9780191684654
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198288848.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Development failures, environmental degradation and social fragmentation can no longer be regarded as side effects of ‘externalities’. They are the toxic consequences of pretensions that the modern ... More


Revisiting Keynes: Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren

Lorenzo Pecchi and Gustavo Piga (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162494
eISBN:
9780262281331
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162494.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

In 1931 distinguished economist John Maynard Keynes published a short essay, “Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren,” in his collection Essays in Persuasion. In the essay, he expressed ... More


Julian Bell: From Bloomsbury to the Spanish Civil War

Peter Stansky and William Abrahams

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774130
eISBN:
9780804777926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774130.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book explores the life of Julian Bell, a younger member, and sole poet, of the Bloomsbury Group, the most important community of British writers and intellectuals in the twentieth century, which ... More


A Global Economy

Amanda Kay McVety

in Enlightened Aid: U.S. Development as Foreign Policy in Ethiopia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199796915
eISBN:
9780199933266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796915.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

In the opening decades of the twentieth century, economists challenged racialized conceptions of progress with new theories of economic growth that were (as had been their eighteenth-century ... More


Russia and the British Intellectuals: The Significance of The Stalin-Wells Talk

Matthew Taunton

in Russia in Britain, 1880-1940: From Melodrama to Modernism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199660865
eISBN:
9780191757761
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199660865.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism, 19th-century Literature and Romanticism

When H.G. Wells published an interview with Stalin in the New Statesman in 1934 a controversy resulted, and two other leading intellectuals of the day–George Bernard Shaw and John Maynard Keynes–were ... More


Keynes, King’s, and Endowment Asset Management

David Chambers, Elroy Dimson, and Justin Foo

in How the Financial Crisis and Great Recession Affected Higher Education

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226201832
eISBN:
9780226201979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226201979.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Microeconomics

Founded in 1441, King’s College was one of Cambridge University’s wealthiest colleges, endowed with a vast agricultural portfolio. John Maynard Keynes was appointed bursar just after WWI and ... More


Ideas and Politics in Social Science Research

Daniel Béland and Robert Henry Cox (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199736430
eISBN:
9780199866106
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199736430.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

Writing about ideas, John Maynard Keynes noted that they are “more powerful than is commonly understood. Indeed the world is ruled by little else.” One would expect, therefore, that political ... More


Indeterminacies in Wage and Asset Price Expectations: A Structuralist Model of Employment and Growth

Edmund S. Phelps

in Rethinking Expectations: The Way Forward for Macroeconomics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691155234
eISBN:
9781400846450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691155234.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter examines indeterminacies in wage and asset price expectations. It first considers what it argues are fatal flaws in Keynesian economics, comparing crude Keynesianism with a crude natural ... More


The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis

Roger Berkowitz and Taun N. Toay (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823249602
eISBN:
9780823250752
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249602.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

From easy money to greed, there is no shortage of explanations for the global financial crisis that began in 2008. Some even deny it is a crisis, arguing that the Great Recession is just one of the ... More


John Maynard Keynes

John Kenneth Galbraith

in Economics in Perspective: A Critical History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691171647
eISBN:
9781400889075
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691171647.003.0017
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter examines the economic ideas of John Maynard Keynes. According to Keynes, the modern economy does not necessarily find its equilibrium at full employment; it can find it with ... More


Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren: A Twenty-first Century Perspective

Lorenzo Pecchi and Gustavo Piga

in Revisiting Keynes: Economic Possibilities for Our Grandchildren

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162494
eISBN:
9780262281331
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162494.003.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This book puts to the test the predictions of a man who many consider to be the greatest economist of the twentieth century, John Maynard Keynes. It collects work of some of the most celebrated ... More


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