Keynes' Economic Theories Back In Vogue Economist John Maynard Keynes is enjoying a resurgence of popularity, as his theories are at the heart of the incoming administration's thinking on how to respond to the U.S. economic crisis. Keynes was a man of many contradictions. He was part of England's elite social class, but he was also a shocking figure.
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Keynes' Economic Theories Back In Vogue

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Keynes' Economic Theories Back In Vogue

Keynes' Economic Theories Back In Vogue

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John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946), at work in his study in Bloomsbury, London, 1940. The economist was credited with helping Britain pay for, and recover from, World War II. Tim Gidal/Picture Post/Getty Images hide caption

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John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946), at work in his study in Bloomsbury, London, 1940. The economist was credited with helping Britain pay for, and recover from, World War II.

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