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- DescriptionThis book was edited with an introduction by Robert Skidelsky. Many of the greatest ecomic evils of our time are the fruits of risk, uncertainty, and igrance. (John Maynard). Keynes was the most influential ecomist, and one of the most influential thinkers, of the twentieth century. He overturned the orthodoxy that markets were optimally self-regulating, and instead argued for state intervention to ensure full employment and ecomic stability. This new selection is the first comprehensive single-volume edition of Keynes' writings on ecomics, philosophy, social theory and policy, including several pieces never before published. With full of irony and wit, they offer a dazzling introduction to a figure whose ideas still have urgent relevance today.
- Author BiographyJohn Maynard Keynes (1883-1946) is widely considered to have been the most influential economist of the 20th century. His key books include The Economic Consequences of the Peace (1919); A Treatise on Probability (1921); A Tract on Monetary Reform (1923); A Treatise on Money (1930); and his magnum opus, the General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money (1936). Robert Skidelsky is Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at Warwick. His three-volume biography of Keynes received numerous awards, including the Lionel Gelber Prize and the Council on Foreign Relations Prize.
- Author(s)John Maynard Keynes
- PublisherPenguin Books Ltd
- Date of Publication30/04/2015
- SubjectEconomics: Professional & General
- Place of PublicationLondon
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPenguin Classics
- Weight404 g
- Width129 mm
- Height198 mm
- Spine25 mm
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