Definition of Keynes, John Maynard in English:

Keynes, John Maynard

Syllabification: Keynes, John Maynard
Pronunciation: /kānz
 
/
1st Baron ( 1883–1946), English economist. He laid the foundations of modern macroeconomics with The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money (1936).

Derivatives

Keynesian

Pronunciation: /ˈkānzēən/
adjective& noun
More example sentences
  • In particular, the leading schools have been the conservative Keynesians, the Milton Friedman monetarists, and the supply-siders.
  • Turgeon was unique among the Keynesians in that most Keynesians spent their time analyzing the capitalist economies and did not bother much with the socialist economies.
  • What's far worse is the phenomenon of the inflationary recession that Keynesians are always trying to foist upon us.

Keynesianism

Pronunciation: /ˈkānzēəˌnizəm/
noun
More example sentences
  • In several countries the experience of the Great Depression and the prevalence of Keynesianism induced a greater importance of public planning and in some countries certain branches even became subject to socialization.
  • On monetary and fiscal policy, the Democrats are the classic party of liberal Keynesianism, in contrast to the Republican policy of conservative Keynesianism.
  • But even aside from moral and criminological issues, penal Keynesianism does not have many of the benefits of military Keynesianism.

Definition of Keynes, John Maynard in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day deictic
Pronunciation: ˈdeɪktɪk
adjective
denoting a word whose meaning depends on context...