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Keynes as Liberal: Twitter

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Twitter: Keynes is, I think, better than Hobsbawm on this https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1262819618860613632.html: ‘Whilst... the enlargement of the functions of government, involved in the task of adjusting to one another the propensity to consume and the inducement to invest, would seem to a nineteenth-century publicist or to a mentions contemporary American financier to be a terrific encroachment on individualism. I defend it… https://github.com/braddelong/public-files/blob/master/twitter/keynes-as-liberal-2020-05-19.pdf

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Twitter: Keynes is, I think, better than Hobsbawm on this https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1262819618860613632.html: ‘Whilst... the enlargement of the functions of government, involved in the task of adjusting to one another the propensity to consume and the inducement to invest, would seem to a nineteenth-century publicist or to a mentions contemporary American financier to be a terrific encroachment on individualism. I defend it… https://github.com/braddelong/public-files/blob/master/twitter/keynes-as-liberal-2020-05-19.pdf

Bradford DeLong
J. Bradford DeLong is Professor of Economics at the University of California at Berkeley and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was Deputy Assistant US Treasury Secretary during the Clinton Administration, where he was heavily involved in budget and trade negotiations. His role in designing the bailout of Mexico during the 1994 peso crisis placed him at the forefront of Latin America’s transformation into a region of open economies, and cemented his stature as a leading voice in economic-policy debates.

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