Definitions for keynesianism
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the economic theories of John Maynard Keynes who advocated government monetary and fiscal programs intended to stimulate business activity and increase employment
the macroeconomic theories and politico-economic policies of British economist John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946) and his followers; -- used especially in reference to their advocacy of governmental action to maintain low unemployment through government spending. See Keynes.
A prescriptive or normative economic stance according to which the state should actively stimulate economic growth and improve stability in the private sector through interest rates, taxation and public projects.
Origin: Named after John Maynard Keynes.
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