Keynes: The Return of the Master by Robert Skidelsky
Published By: New York: Perseus Books, Public Affairs ISBN: 978-1-58648-897-0 Date of Publication: 2010
Book Review Detail
Lance Taylor of New School for Social Research
Review DOI: 10.1257/jel.50.1.179.r1 Review Pages: 179-83
Book Review Abstract
Lance Taylor of New School for Social Research reviews "Keynes: The Return of the Master" by Robert Skidelsky. The EconLit Abstract of the reviewed work begins: Revised paperback edition explores the relevance of John Maynard Keynes's teachings to the causes of the 2008 economic crisis and the failure of current economic thought to provide successful solutions to end it. Discusses what went wrong; the present state of economics; the lives of Keynes; Keynes's economics; the Keynesian revolution—success or failure; Keynes and the ethics of capitalism; Keynes's politics; and Keynes for today. Skidelsky is Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at the University of Warwick. Bibliography; index.