Keynesianism

noun
Keynes·​ian·​ism | \ ˈkān-zē-ə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce Keynesianism (audio) \

Definition of Keynesianism

: the economic theories and programs ascribed to John M. Keynes and his followers specifically : the advocacy of monetary and fiscal programs by government to increase employment and spending

Other Words from Keynesianism

Keynesian \ ˈkān-​zē-​ən How to pronounce Keynesian (audio) \ noun or adjective

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1942, in the meaning defined above

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“Keynesianism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Keynesianism. Accessed 16 Jul. 2020.

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