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John Kenneth Galbraith & his critics [by] Charles H. Hession.

Charles Henry Hession

John Kenneth Galbraith & his critics [by] Charles H. Hession.

Introd. by Robert Lekachman.

by Charles Henry Hession

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Galbraith, John Kenneth, -- 1908-2006

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB119 G3 H46 1972
    The Physical Object
    Pagination239p.
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18253047M

      John Kenneth Galbraith understood capitalism as lived – not as theorized He wasn't as celebrated as Milton Friedman, but he enhanced our grasp .   John Kenneth Galbraith () was a critically acclaimed author and one of America's foremost economists. His most famous works include The Affluent Society, The Good Society, and The Great Crash. Galbraith was the recipient of the Order of Canada and the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award for Lifetime Achievement, and he was twice awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom/5(13). Thorstein Veblen, Karl Marx, John Maynard Keynes, Michał Kalecki, Gardiner Means, Adolf A. Berle Influenced Stephany 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].


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Sharpe, John Kenneth Galbraith and the Lower Eco-nomics, 2d ed. (White Plains, N.Y.: International Arts and Science Press, ). John Kenneth Galbraith OC (), also known as Ken Galbraith, was a Canadian-born economist, public official, and diplomat, and a leading proponent of 20th-century American books on economic topics were bestsellers from the s through the s, during which time Galbraith fulfilled the role of public an economist, he leaned toward post-Keynesian.

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John Kenneth Galbraith, The Affluent Society () Argued that as society becomes relatively more affluent (wealth), private businesses must "create" consumer desire through advertising, and while it generates artificial affluence through the production of commercial goods and.