Epstein, Richard A.
March 2010
Harvard Journal of Law & Public Policy;Spring2010, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p387
Academic Journal
The author explores the works of John Maynard Keynes and his book, the "General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money," as he relates to the present economic recession in the U.S. He distrusts Keynes' position and analysis on the past Great Depression that hit the U.S. in the 30s, which he considers an over devotion to a Chicago-type economics. He argues that Keynes' scope is weak and incomplete and claims that even the modern Keynesians do not have any solutions to offer that cannot be found within the standard economic framework.


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