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.
From the Institute for New Economic Thinking: Keynes and Hayek were defining figures in 20th century economics. In this INET interview, Nicholas Wapshott talks about his book, Keynes Hayek: The Clash that Defined Modern Economics, and about the intellectual… More
Speakers: Professor George Selgin, Professor Lord Skidelsky, Duncan Weldon, Dr. Jamie Whyte Chair: Paul Mason
From EconStories.tv: According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, the Great Recession ended almost two years ago, in the summer of 2009. Yet we’re all uneasy. Job growth has been disappointing. The recovery seems fragile. Where should we head… More
From EconStories: Is our prosperity derived from a continual circular flow of spending? Is it impossible for a society to increase it’s total savings? Can deficit spending by a government step in to replace private activity in order to maintain full… More
From the Daily Beast: In a panel about getting America back from the depths of economic despair at The Daily Beast‘s Innovators Summit in New Orleans, Niall Ferguson, historian and Harvard Business School professor, told Sir Harold Evans that he has… More
The Economist as Philosopher: Adam Smith and John Maynard Keynes on Human Nature, Social Progress and Economic Change– Skidelsky, Robert and Nicholas Phillipson. "The Economist as Philosopher: Adam Smith and John Maynard Keynes on Human Nature, Social Progress and Economic Change." London School of Economics and Political Science. October 6, 2010.
Robert Skidelsky and Nicholas Phillipson discuss how the philosophies of Keynes and Smith helped shape their influential economic ideas and examine how each has influenced social and political change.
An introduction to the great 20th century economist John Maynard Keynes and an explanation why the Institute is launching at Keynes’ King’s College at Cambridge University.
From EconStories.tv: In Fear the Boom and Bust, John Maynard Keynes and F. A. Hayek, two of the great economists of the 20th century, come back to life to attend an economics conference on the economic crisis. Before the conference begins, and at the… More
From PBS NewsHour: Long before the great recession of 2008, late economist John Maynard Keynes conceived the notion that the federal government could, and sometimes should, intervene with the economy.
From the BBC: Newsnight’s Economics Editor Paul Mason explains why there has been a resurgence in Keynesian thought in the current economic downturn.
From the BBC: Jeremy Paxman is joined by Lord Skidelsky, biographer of John Maynard Keynes, and Sunday Telegraph columnist Liam Halligan, to debate how relevant Keynes’ theories are in the current economic climate.
In this forum convened by Trinity College, University of Melbourne, four of Australia’s leading economic scholars address the topic of the contemporary relevance of John Maynard Keynes.
From Duke University Economics: Four talks on John Maynard Keynes in relation to the Bloomsbury Group: I. Maynard Keynes of Bloomsbury (Craufurd Goodwin) II. Keynes as Policy Advisor (E. Roy Weintraub) III. Keynes and Economics (Kevin D. Hoover) IV. Keynes… More
From Allan Gregg In Conversation: Political economist Robert Skidelsky has completed the third and final volume of his biography of John Maynard Keynes. It is called John Maynard Keynes: Fighting for Britain 1937-1946. In it he paints a vivid portrait of this… More
From C-SPAN2: Lord Robert Skidelsky talked about his three-volume biography, John Maynard Keynes: 1883-1946: Economist, Philosopher, Statesman, published by Penguin. During his presentation of the Manhattan Institute’s 2006 Hayek Lecture, the author… More
From PBS: A global economy, energized by technological change and unprecedented flows of people and money, collapses in the wake of a terrorist attack …. The year is 1914. Worldwide war results, exhausting the resources of the great powers and… More
From C-SPAN2: In 2002, Robert Skidelsky appeared on Booknotes to discuss the third volume of his biography of British economist John Maynard Keynes.
From C-SPAN: Mr. Skidelsky talked about his book John Maynard Keynes: Fighting for Freedom, 1937-1946 published by Viking. The book examines Keynes’s economic theories and his impact on British efforts to win World War II and his lasting influence on… More
From C-SPAN: Professor Skidelsky talked about his book, John Maynard Keynes: Fighting for Britain, 1937-1946, published by Viking Press. The book is the third of a three-volume biography on the life of the man who helped finance England’s war effort during… More
This is an award-winning documentary about John Maynard Keynes by Professor Mark Blaug, which received a Silver Medal at the New York Film and Television Festival circa 1988.
From Libertarianism.org: In this clip from a longer talk titled “Mises, Keynes, Friedman, Laffer: The Austrian Perspective,” Murray Rothbard compares the last recession before the New Deal with those occurring later. He argues that the… More
On Firing Line, F. A. Hayek discusses government spending and John Maynard Hayek with William F. Buckley, Jr.