Definition of Keynesianism

1. Noun. The economic theories of John Maynard Keynes who advocated government monetary and fiscal programs intended to stimulate business activity and increase employment.

Generic synonyms: Economic Theory



Definition of Keynesianism

1. Noun. (economics) A prescriptive or normative economic stance according to which the state should actively stimulate economic growth and improve stability in the private sector through interest rates, taxation and public projects. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Keynesianism

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Kew
Kew Gardens fever
Keweenawan
Key-Gaskell syndrome
Key-Retzius corpuscles
Key Stage
Key Stages
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Keynes
Keynesian
Keynesianism (current term)
Keynesians
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Khagrachari District
Khakas
Khakasia

Literary usage of Keynesianism

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1. Dealignment: A New Foreign Policy Perspective by Mary Kaldor, Richard A. Falk, Gerard Holden (1987)
"Indeed, it can be argued that a kind of naval Keynesianism played a role in upholding the partialities of the British state and the dominant British role ..."

2. Europe: Dimensions of Peace by Björn Hettne (1988)
"The red or Fortress Europe is, in many respects, conventional left Keynesianism, but departs radically from conventional wisdom by its vision of a ..."

3. Education in Retrospect: Policy and Implementation Since 1990 by Andre Kraak, Michael Young (2001)
"The government contrasts its policy of investing in education and training with the old-style Keynesianism that supported public investment to stimulate ..."

4. Workforce 2000: Work and Workers for the 21st Century by William B. Johnstone, DIANE Publishing Company, Arnold E. Packer (1987)
"This unilateral Keynesianism cannot be sustained during the late 1980s and 1990s. Although concern over the budget deficit may not translate into spending ..."

5. Bound to Be Free by Richard B. McKenzie (1982)
"... the attempts of policymakers to fine-tune the economy were undeterred by the inherent political problems, which Keynesianism simply ignored. ..."

6. Capital (1888)
"The second point is that once again Keynesianism has had to give way to monetarism in the face of an overriding need to deal promptly and decisively with an ..."

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