John Kenneth Galbraith

John Kenneth "Ken" Galbraith, OC (October 15, 1908 – Aprile 29, 2006) wis a Canadian (an later American) economist, public offeecial, an diplomat, an a leadin proponent o 20t-century American liberalism. His beuks on economic topics war bestsellers frae the 1950s throu the 2000s, during which time Galbraith fulfilled the role o public intellectual. As an economist, he leaned taewart Post-Keynesian economics frae an institutionalist perspective.[2][3]

John Kenneth Galbraith
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John Kenneth Galbraith in 1982
BornOctober 15, 1908
Iona Station, Ontario, Canadae
Died29 Apryle 2006(2006-04-29) (aged 97)
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
InstitutionHarvard Varsity
Princeton University
Varsity o Californie, Berkeley
Schuil or
tradeetion
Institutional economics
Alma materVarsity o Californie, Berkeley
Varsity o Toronto
InfluencesThorstein Veblen, Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes, Michał Kalecki, Gardiner Means, Adolf A. Berle
InfluencedStephany Griffith-Jones, Robert Heilbroner, Lars Pålsson Syll, Paul A. Baran, James K. Galbraith, Joseph Stiglitz, Yanis Varoufakis, Modern Money Theory (L. Randall Wray, Warren Mosler, Bill Mitchell, Stephanie Bell Kelton)[1]
ContreibutionsCoontervailin pouer, Technostructur, Conventional wisdom
AwairdsLomonosov Gowd Medal (1993)

ReferencesEedit

  1. Stiglitz, Joseph E. (December 28, 2006) "John Kenneth Galbraith understood capitalism as lived – not as theorized". The Christian Science Monitor.
  2. Keller, Robert R. (1983). "Keynesian and Institutional Economics: Compatibility and Complementarity?". Journal of Economic Issues. 17 (4): 1087–95. JSTOR 4225383.
  3. Davidson, Paul (2005). "Galbraith and the Post Keynesians". Journal of Post Keynesian Economics. 28 (1): 103–13. JSTOR 4225383.