The Comeback Keynes

Fox, Justin. "The Comeback Keynes." Time. October 23, 2008.


We are all Keynesians now. It’s a phrase that entered public discourse as the headline of a Time cover story in 1965. Now it’s coming back into fashion.

This does not signify that we are all – as was Englishman John Maynard Keynes – Cambridge University economists with lucrative side jobs as investment managers, spectacular art collections, lots of famous friends and Russian-ballerina wives. At least I don’t fit that description. Do you?

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