- 2017 Application is Closed - Acton University 2017: June 20 - 23

ALUM We're All Dead: How J.M. Keynes - and His Critics - Went Wrong

Session 3 - Wednesday, June 21 - 2:00 PM to 3:20 PM

Intermediate Course

John Maynard Keynes claimed that the ultimate goal of human economic activity is consumption, and argued for policies aimed to maximize employment and GDP. Keynes’s critics were quick to argue that his proposed policies would prove either ineffective or poorly timed, but those critics ceded the terms of the debate – maximizing employment and GDP – to Keynes. They were wrong.

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