Excerpt: Capitalism is not for the faint of heart. It is a system of supply and demand that reduces real workingmen and workingwomen into graphs and equations subject to “aggregate” observations devoid of any real human factors. If left to… More
Excerpt: Here are collected the croakings of twelve years – the croakings of a Cassandra who could never influence the course of events in time. The volume might have been entitled ‘Essays in Prophecy and Persuasion,’ for the Prophecy,… More
From Amazon: This book, is devoted to the need for stable currency as the essential foundation of a healthy world economy. Describing the various effects of unstable currency on investors, business people, and wage earners, Keynes recommends the… More
Excerpt: The writer of this book was temporarily attached to the British Treasury during the war and was their official representative at the Paris Peace Conference up to June 7, 1919; he also sat as deputy for the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the Supreme… More
Rare video footage of John Maynard Keynes discussing the positive effects that the end of the gold standard would have on Great Britain.
This talk addresses the question “Marx or Keynes?” It features David Harvey, Distinguished Professor at the City University of New York (CUNY); Prabhat Patnaik, Professor of Economics at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; Duncan Foley, Leo… More
Lord Robert Skidelsky and Prof. Russ Roberts debate the legacy of economist John Maynard Keynes.
The Battle of Bretton Woods: John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the Making of a New World Order– Steil, Benn. "The Battle of Bretton Woods: John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the Making of a New World Order." Council on Foreign Relations. C-SPAN2. February 25, 2013.
From C-SPAN2: Benn Steil talks about the creation of the Bretton Woods system following WWII and profiles the two people who were most responsible for shaping it: John Maynard Keynes and Harry Dexter White. This event was held at the Council on Foreign… More
From the Program on Constitutional Government at Harvard: James Piereson discusses his forthcoming study of John Maynard Keynes. James Piereson, formerly Executive Director of the John M. Olin Foundation, is now Senior Fellow and Director at the Manhattan… More
Paul Davidson is the editor and co-founder of Journal of Post Keynesian Economics.
From the Financial Times: John Maynard Keynes, the 20th-century economist, has been back in the news since the crisis started. Lord Skidelsky, historian, economist and Keynes biographer, talks to the FT‘s economics leader writer Martin Sandbu about the… More
From Learn Liberty: In the Keynesian corner, Tyler Cowen examines the Keynesian theory of the business cycle. According to the Keynesian model, substantial economic slumps come from falling aggregate demand—the sum of overall consumption, investment, and… More
This video explains why Keynesian thinking “might not be ideal sometimes.”
This video contrasts Keynesian and classical economic thinking.