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I have likely read 200 books on economics and related areas.
Robert Skidelsky, Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at the University of Warwick and biographer of John Maynard Keynes, has written a brilliant little book.
In sparking further interest, the book has succeeded and I do not know where my ultimate view of who was right will rest.
I found it "dense" perhaps at times, but it was good. I understood the man and his "competition" much better after reading it.Published 4 months ago by Jim Shockley
I missed the book when it first came out. Readers with an economics background can appreciate Skidelsky's writing for its insight into Keynesian and classical economics, and their... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Waldiski
This book contains a bit too much in defense of Keynes and a bit too little about Keynes' economic ideas.Published 12 months ago by Ben P Sheppard
Robert Skidelsky's book is a terrific introduction to Keynes' economics and the current state of economics, and an argument for returning Keynes to the public consciousness. Read morePublished 19 months ago by J. J. Cash
The best, most lucid volume on Keynes. Robert Skidelski writes beautifully as he lays out the truth of Keynes and the paucity of clear thinking by those who abandoned or... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Thomas H. Eagen
The author writes well and in layman's terms (mostly). The books is a great analysis of the current recession, its causes and remedies. Read morePublished 23 months ago by xyz
Let me first state that I am somewhat critical towards Keynes, but I wanted to read one book to learn more. Read morePublished on May 12, 2012 by Jackal
As I picked up this book and starting diving into it, it starts off sort of slow and basic but quickly escalates into a pretty good summary of Keynes' thoughts. Read morePublished on April 11, 2012 by Robert Kirk
I got the book with a huge scratch in the cover. I would have liked to send the book back but I really needed it urgently.Published on December 16, 2011 by kurrito