keynesian keynesian  /ˈkeɪn zi ən/


  1. (n) a follower of the economic theories of John Maynard Keynes
  2. (adj) of or relating to John Maynard Keynes or to his economic theories

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  1. Friday Humor #1: Keynesian Catechism

    It's funny 'coz it's true... (h/t @LayeredRisk )   and as we have previously noted (via William Banzai), The Fool's Prayer , Edward Roland Sill, 1841-1887 Cleverly Adapted by WilliamBanzai7 THE ROYAL FEAST WAS DONE; the Chairman sought some new monetary trick to banish care, And to his jester cried: "Sir Fool, Kneel now, and make for us a Keynesian prayer!" The jester doffed his cap and bells ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

  2. China Joins The Broken "Keynesian Multiplier" Club

    A week ago we showed a chart from Charles Gave which does a terrific job at explaining why the modern economic "science", in conjunction with the Fed's negative rate environment, have failed at their ultimate stated mission - to stimulate growth. The reason: the Keynesian multiplier, which has tracked the nominal US GDP 7yr average change with a very high correlation, is now negative. From Gave ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Zero Hedge

  3. Verbatim

    By Tribune-Review e_SDLq(H)e is a prototypical Keynesian liberal who has a long list of educational and experiential credits in his resume. His pedigree makes him a near-perfect ...
    on June 16, 2013     Source: The Mckeesport Daily News


  1. In his 1991 thesis to earn a master's degree in economics, Harper argued that "Keynesian fiscal policy is subject to the influence of political parameters that lessen its effectiveness as a stabilization tool."
    on Mar 12, 2009 By: Stephen Harper Source: The Gazette (Montreal)

  2. "Are we going to try and play that Keynesian card again and have another fiscal stimulus, or are we going to just come to terms with the reality that there probably have to be tax increases and spending cuts pretty soon if the United States is to...
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Niall Ferguson Source: CNN International

  3. "The boom that lasted from 1982 to 1990 was engineered by the Reagan administration in a straightforward Keynesian way by rising spending and lowered taxes, a classic case of an expansionary budget deficit," Mr. Solow said. "In fairness to...
    on Nov 17, 2006 By: Robert Solow Source: Times Daily (registration)

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