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Keynesian

[keyn-zee-uh n] /ˈkeɪn zi ən/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining 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.
Origin
1935-1940
1935-40; Keynes + -ian
Related forms
Keynesianism, noun
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Word Origin and History for Keynesian

1937 (adj.), 1942 (n.), from name of British economist John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946).

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