Adjective "keynesian" definition and examples

Pronunciation

/ˈkeɪnzɪən/

Definitions and examples

adjective

Relating to or denoting the economic theories of John Maynard Keynes.
  1. 'They also need to read some economics books to understand how Keynesian economics works.'
  2. 'It is the same Keynesian principle: the government can stimulate the economy by injecting money into the system.'
  3. 'Many economists have asserted that his economic policies were de facto Keynesian.'

noun

An advocate of the economic theories of John Maynard Keynes.
  1. 'Like many progressive Keynesians, I supported growth policies to remedy a stagnant wage economy.'
  2. 'But, again, Keynesians would like to have seen more government spending, not less.'
  3. 'You don't need to be a Keynesian to figure out that if there's dropping consumption, there won't be any increases in anything else.'

Definitions

1. of or relating to the economic theories, doctrines, or policies of Keynes or his followers, especially the policy of maintaining high employment and controlling inflation by varying the interest rates, tax rates, and public expenditure. noun

2. a person who maintains or supports the theories, doctrines, or policies of Keynes.

More examples(as adjective)

"models can be keynesian."

"economics can be keynesian."

"theories can be keynesian."

"unemployments can be keynesian."

"approaches can be keynesian."

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Origin

(Keynesian)