Keynes and Economic Development

Thirlwall, A.P. (2007) Keynes and Economic Development. Economia Aplicada (Brazilian Journal of Applied Economics), 11 (3). pp. 447-457. ISSN 1413-8050. (The full text of this publication is not available from this repository)

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Abstract

It is argued in this paper that although Keynes was not a development economist in the conventional sense, his theoretical apparatus and thinking about how capitalist economies function, and his proposals at Bretton Woods in 1944 for a new international monetary order, have relevance for the debates that take place today in development economics, particularly regarding financial liberalisation, the role of government in achieving full employment and the consequences on primary product price instability.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: Keynes, development economics, financial liberalisation, unemployment, primary product price instability.
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HB Economic Theory
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Economics
Depositing User: Tony Thirlwall
Date Deposited: 28 Jul 2008 09:20
Last Modified: 14 Jan 2010 14:23
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/6257 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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