Definitions for keynesianˈkeɪn zi ən
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Keynes•i•anˈkeɪn zi ən(adj.)
pertaining to the economic theories of Keynes, esp. that the level of national income and employment both depend on consumption and investment spending.
(n.)an advocate of the theories of Keynes.
Origin of Keynesian:
a follower of the economic theories of John Maynard Keynes
of or relating to John Maynard Keynes or to his economic theories
Of or pertaining to an economic theory based on the ideas of John Maynard Keynes, as put forward in his book The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money, published in 1936 in response to the Great Depression of the 1930s, and extensively extended by a large body of followers before and after his death in 1946.