Essays Tagged: "Keynes"

Literary contributions of King Alfred the Great

er, the famous biographer of Alfred, that he reached his twelfth birthday before helearned to read (Keynes 75), then we must reckon his literary career as a phenomenonwhich can only be described, not ... tohim. He then went back to his mother and repeated the entire book from memory to her(Fadiman 14, Keynes 75). This talent was the foundation of Alfred's later reputation as ascholar, translator, and ...

(5 pages) 55 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Milton Friedman, his theory and work.

it was up to the economists to explain it and to devise a cure for it. A person named John Maynard Keynes came up with an explanation to the economic slump that was so simple people did not think it ... up with an explanation to the economic slump that was so simple people did not think it would work. Keynes explanation was something like this; in a normal economy, there is a high level of employment ...

(4 pages) 214 0 3.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Adam Smith vs. John Maynard Keynes

Adam Smith vs. John Maynard KeynesEconomics was a subject of which few thought about consciously until the eighteenth century. I ... survived.In the twentieth century, the world had a new viewpoint on economic policies. John Maynard Keynes brought these ideas. His ideas were contradictory to those of Adam Smith. Keynes was in favor ... ore it begins, then the invisible hand will not have the opportunity to correct itself.John Maynard Keynes used fiscal policy in order to protect against inflation and recession. Fiscal policy uses go ...

(6 pages) 251 2 4.4 Dec/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

Keynes's general theoryof employment.

In 1935, while he was writing The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, John Maynard Keynes wrote to George Bernard Shaw, "I believe myself to be writing a book on economic theory which ... once but in the course of the next ten years--the way the world thinks about economic problems."[1] Keynes was not wrong--The General Theory did cause a great change in economic thought. It disproved ...

(29 pages) 250 0 4.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Do Deflationary Gaps Self-Destruct?

h unemployment and that renders the inflationary gap theory useless.An economist named John Maynard Keynes, who is also the founder of a group of economists named the Keynesians, first introduced the ... t the deflationary gap and what can be done to get rid of it. The first group of economists are the Keynesians and the second are mainly known as the Classical's but are also referred to as the Moneta ...

(7 pages) 52 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Capitalism, as an economic system, is extremely complex.

dealt with these problems will be examined here. Karl Marx, William Graham Sumner, and John Maynard Keynes all provided different answers in accordance to their preexisting and underlying philosophica ... uld be manipulated favourably.This paper will examine how each "economist" (it could be argued that Keynes was the only "true" economist in the lot) went about explaining the capitalist phenomenon of ...

(6 pages) 113 0 3.0 Sep/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Business Cycles.

he accelerator and the multiplier can only come into play if investment is increasing. According to Keynes, the government can increase investment and remove depression by formulating the relevant fis ... increase investment and remove depression by formulating the relevant fiscal and monetary policies.Keynes' analysis of depression:Keynes argued that if the aggregate demand is too low, governments sh ...

(12 pages) 399 0 4.1 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Keynes and FD Roosevelt.

elt had to solve the problems and he relied on one man's theories to pull him through. John Maynard Keynes was an important British economist during the twentieth century. His theories had a major imp ... ernment's economy. In 1933, the United States, quite out of keeping with its constitution, embraced Keynesian economics with the announcement of the 'New Deal.' The New Deal programs were created to c ...

(7 pages) 101 0 5.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Keynes econmic essay

for the decrease in prices, due to the savings in labor and time. The economic problem according to Keynes is solving the problem of scarcity since our forefathers had to deal with survival from day t ... oney will always be a need since we have a welfare class in our country that is taxpayer supported. Keynes had no idea of governments helping and creating a continuing class of poor people. His societ ...

(2 pages) 32 0 0.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The causes of the depression

epression and how it had escalated to a world - wide scale problem will be discussed.In the view of Keynes, a depression is a case of "severe recession, where people hoard money no matter how mush cen ... hoard money no matter how mush central banks try to increase money supply". To cure the depression, Keynes had believed that the government should start to do what consumers were not doing, like incre ...

(5 pages) 77 1 3.9 Nov/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Atmospheric Sciences

John Maynard Keynes

John Maynard Keynes"John Maynard Keynes is doubtlessly the most important figure in the entire history of economi ... and the role of government in society. Never before had a book have so much influence.The ideas of Keynes are still relevant in today's society as the market must be under control and balance the dif ... Cambridge, the impotence of Neoclassical theory in explaining the Great Depression of the 1930s led Keynes to construct an entirely new theory - a more "general" theory of the economy - which broke hi ...

(2 pages) 105 0 5.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

To what extent should debt be justified in the economy?

Keynesian economics is the idea that government spending can be used to stabilize the economy, and s ... sed to stabilize the economy, and stresses the importance of moderate economic growth. According to Keynes, during prosperity governments should reduce spending to avoid inflation and to slow down con ... n and to slow down consumer spending in order to maintain stable growth. During times of prosperity Keynesian theory states that governments should pay off debt, reducing the amount of money lost to i ...

(4 pages) 88 0 5.0 Aug/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

John Keynes Memo for his view on euroland policy

ng a resistance to "structural reform" and only covering up the problem (Mayer). For this situation Keynes would agree with either the government spending or the interest rate decrease. The reason beh ... .He would agree with an increase in governmental spending in order to stimulate the economy because Keynes believed in the multiplier effect and that household's income was "the chief determinant" of ...

(2 pages) 21 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Employment and wage rate theory in the Keynesian and neo-classical school

In 1935 John Maynard Keynes wrote the General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, which was revolutionist and it im ... as revolutionist and it importantly changed the way of how the world had been thinking the economy. Keynes was right The General Theory changed the way of economic thinking. The theory refused several ... used several traditional beliefs about savings, investment, and particularly unemployment. However, Keynes's General Theory was based on the previous theories before it. Some of the ideas presented in ...

(7 pages) 77 0 3.0 Nov/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

The realtionship between money supply and inflation: Regression analysis with time lags

ntly money supply minimal impact on inflation.As an answer to the problems of the classical theory, Keynes came up with more realistic inflation theory. Keynes argues that any changes in the money sup ... the money supply will have direct effect on the interest rates rather than on the price level. Yet, Keynes does not neglect the fact that persistent growth in money supply will result in inflation. In ...

(15 pages) 328 1 5.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Keynes' Influence Over Roosevelt Pre-WWII

elt had to solve the problems and he relied on one man's theories to pull him through. John Maynard Keynes was an important British economist during the twentieth century. His theories had a major imp ... ernment's economy. In 1933, the United States, quite out of keeping with its constitution, embraced Keynesian economics with the announcement of the "˜New Deal.' The New Deal programs were create ...

(7 pages) 1555 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Keynes, the New Deal and It's Impact

se systems when they go out of hand. Hence, if Adam Smith is the father of capitalism, John Maynard Keynes is its guardian angel. He is the one to thank for coming up with solutions to the depression ... government to fight a high unemployment rate without downright tearing down the capitalist system. Keynesian theories, especially the ones mentioned in The General Theory of Employment, Interest and ...

(2 pages) 19 0 3.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History

Commanding Heights: Battle of Ideas

4 and 1970, as well as the functioning of the markets and government during that time. John Maynard Keynes and Friedrich von Hayek both had influential roles on the economy in the 20th century due to ... due to their opposing arguments regarding aggregate demand and classical liberalism, respectively. Keynes' "planned economy" idea and Hayek's "market economy" both fought to shape the economy into wh ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Economic History