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Revisiting Keynes [electronic resource] : economic possibilities for our grandchildren / edited by Lorenzo Pecchi and Gustavo Piga.

Publication:
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2008.
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Book
1 online resource (229 p.)
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Subjects:
Keynesian economics.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Leading economists revisit a provocative essay by John Maynard Keynes, debating Keynes's vision of growth, inequality, work leisure, entrepreneurship, consumerism, and the search for happiness in the twenty-first century.
Contents:
Contents ; Contributors; Acknowledgments; Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren: A Twenty-first Century Perspective; 1 Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren (1930); 2 Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren 75 Years After: A Global Perspective; 3 Toward a General Theory of Consumerism: Reflections on Keynes's Economic Possibilities for our Grandchildren; 4 Whose Grandchildren?; 5 Corporatism and Keynes: His Philosophy of Growth; 6 Back to the Future with Keynes; 7 Spreading the Bread Thin on the Butter; 8 Economic Well-being in a Historical Context
9 Why Do We Work More Than Keynes Expected?10 Context Is More Important Than Keynes Realized; 11 The End of (Economic) History; 12 All the Interesting Questions, Almost All the Wrong Reasons; 13 Why Keynes Underestimated Consumption and Overestimated Leisure for the Long Run; 14 What Is Wrong in Keynes's Prophecy? How the End of Economics Turned into the Rise of the Economics of Social Responsibility; 15 Really Thinking Long Run: Keynes's Other Masterpiece; Index
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Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Pecchi, Lorenzo, 1957-
Piga, Gustavo, 1964-
ISBN:
0-262-31175-5
0-262-28133-3
1-4356-6537-6
OCLC:
252082954