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The Keynes Solution: The Path to Global Economic Prosperity

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Today's financial crisis has led to a widespread lack of confidence in the laissez faire style of economic policy. In The Keynes Solution author Paul Davidson provides insights into how we got into the crisis—but more importantly how to use Keynes economic philosophy to get out of this mess. John Maynard Keynes was committed to making the market economy work—but our curr ...more
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by St. Martin's Press
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Randal Samstag
Aug 26, 2014 Randal Samstag rated it really liked it
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This little book is a convincing argument that 1) John Maynard Keynes was the smartest economist of the twentieth century, 2) American "Keynesians" like Paul Samuelson profoundly misunderstood Keynes's analysis, 3) the "victory" of the free-market theories of the classical libertarians Friedman and Hayek over the "Keynesians" after the breakdown of Bretton Woods was a victory over inconsistent and misunderstood versions of Keynes's theories, and 4) Keynes's actual analysis provides brilliant exp ...more
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Sep 04, 2009 Arion rated it it was amazing
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America’s seminal economist, Dr. Paul Davidson, has written the clearest vision of money and math mechanics, to date. Not since the 18th century’s true mathematical logicians, De Morgan, Jevons, Clifford, Peirce and Veblen, have scientific ideas of logic, money and math mechanics been laid so clearly before our eyes. Mr. Davidson begins with a simple explanation of a true scientific method, any high school student can easily understand, then exposes the fallacies in relation to
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Chase
Jun 10, 2014 Chase rated it it was amazing
The most important facet of this book that the reader should immediately be aware of is that it is NOT written for the general reader. This fact becomes obvious around the second chapter where Davidson begins dropping complex economic terms like "liquidity analysis". Nevertheless, even if you are completely dumbfounded when it comes to economics, Davidson's arguments are still advantageous to learn and hear-out. I personally found his insights into international trade very enlightening and inter ...more
Peter
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If you're going to write a book on how people have misunderstood Keynes you need to put in your book what Keynes actually said
Henry
Aug 15, 2010 Henry marked it as to-read
Hi all,

Anyone has this ebook, may you share with me? Many thanks in advance for your all assistant.

Have fun.
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Not the best book of Paul Davidson
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Davidson did not originally choose economics as a profession. His primary training was in chemistry, for which he got a BSc from the University of Pennsylvania. In 1951 he worked in that same university as an instructor in physiology and chemistry. He soon switched to econom
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