On rewriting chapter 2 of the general theory keynes’s concept of involuntary unemployment


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© 1997 Selection and editorial matter, G.c. Harcourt and P.A. Riach. Maynard Keynes did not tend to look backward. Instead of continuously resurrecting positions he had taken at earlier stages of his intellectual development as an economist, his inclination was to layout his latest position in an entirely new work. Perhaps the most dramatic instance of this impulse is the transition from the argument in his Treatise on Monry to the argument in his General Theory if Emplqyment, Interest and Monry; in the latter, Keynes had little to say about the former work.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Darity, W; Young, W

Published Date

  • January 1, 2006

Book Title

  • A 'Second Edition' of the General Theory

Start / End Page

  • 20 - 27

International Standard Book Number 13 (ISBN-13)

  • 9780415406994

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.4324/9780203980316-13

Citation Source

  • Scopus