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Neglected Prophets: Paul Davidson: The Truest Keynesian?

Richard Holt, Barkley Rosser () and L. Randall Wray
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Richard Holt: Southern Oregon University

Eastern Economic Journal, 1998, vol. 24, issue 4, 495-506

Abstract: Paul Davidson is one the best known and influential Post Keynesian economists alive today. He has insisted throughout his career that economists should focus on real world problems and that the purpose of economic policy is to help society become more humane and civilized. He is also known for his insistence on adhering to the words and ideas of John Maynard Keynes. This article reviews his contributions to monetary theory, international economics, aggregate supply theory, and environmental economics.

Keywords: Post Keynesian; Supply; Keynes (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: B31 E12 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 1998
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