Category Archives: Keynesian multiplier

Keynes versus the monetarists 1

Keynes versus the monetarists 1 A Quick Guide to Keynes and the monetarists  originally posted Dec 2, 2005 on my blogspot blog.Keynes: 1. Rejects Say’s law of markets that supply creates its own demand; he also doesn’t accept Walras’s law … Continue reading

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Multipliers, stimulus and jobs

One of the components of a Keynesian strategy is the concept of the investment multiplier first introduced by R.F. Kahn in 1931( there were also several other economists in this era who developed a comparable concept around the same time … Continue reading

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After the Crash:Rediscovering Keynes and the origins of quantitative easing (2nd posting)

By Harold R.Chorney Professor of Political economy, Concordia University Montréal, Québec Preface: More than twenty five years ago I began to write about problems of public finance.( Chorney, 1984) At the time that I began to do so, I never … Continue reading

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