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The Reincarnation of Keynesian Economoics


  • Mankiw, N.G.


This paper discusses the reemergence of Keynesian economics during the past decade. It highlights the substantial differences between new Keynesian economics and the convictions of early Keynesians. In particular, it points out that new Keynesians have adopted many views that were once considered "monetarist" or "classical." It concludes that the term "Keynesian" may have outlived its usefulness.
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  • Mankiw, N.G., 1991. "The Reincarnation of Keynesian Economoics," Harvard Institute of Economic Research Working Papers 1572, Harvard - Institute of Economic Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:harver:1572

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