General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money

by John Maynard Keynes

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Economist John Maynard Keynes argues that the government should step in to help boost the markets when individuals and private enterprise fail to.

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The ideas of John Maynard Keynes, seen here around 1940, had great influence over the economic policies that followed the Great Depression and World War II. Walter Stoneman/Getty Images hide caption

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