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From Keynes to Corbynomics: The General Theory at 80. A British Academy panel discussion.

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Published on Feb 9, 2016

Thursday 4 February 2016, 6-7.30pm
The British Academy, 10-11 Carlton House
Terrace, London, SW1Y 5AH

In February 1936, John Maynard Keynes' The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money became the new benchmark for economic thought. 80 years later, what place does this work have? Has 'Corbynomics' re-ignited Keynsian thought, or does it remain in a state of political and theoretical decline?

Leading Keynes biographer, Lord Skidelsky, and Permanent Secretary to the Treasury, Nick Macpherson, debated whether Keynes' General Theory has had its day.

Speakers:

Sir Nick Macpherson
Permanent Secretary to the Treasury

Lord (Robert) Skidelsky FBA
Emeritus Professor of Political Economy, University of Warwick

Find out more: https://www.britac.ac.uk/events/2016/...

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