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Do Keyensians believe that it's wrong for households to aggresively save money?

Many Austrian/Neoclassical websites argue that Keynes and Keynesians demonise saving and encourage individual people to spend rather than save. Someone (not an economist) recently told me that I need ...
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Understanding a Keynesian point of view

The statement is - Inflation is caused by independant cost push factors and causes an increase in money supply .This is from the Keynesian school of thought.How would cost push factors ,say an ...
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Query regarding derivation of aggregate demand curve

What is the difference between AD curve derive from is-lm model and quantity theory of money.
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Good source for marginal propensity to consume by country?

Is there a good data source that aggregates the MPCs of various countries? Thanks.
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What is “industrial capitalism”?

What's the difference between "industrial capitalism" and "agrarian capitalism" and "mercantilism" and the "industrial revolution" and the 20th century ideas of "Keynesianism"? Is agrarian capitalism-...
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Why incomes should decline in equilibrium state

According to Keynes, the prosperity of a population is measured by the aggregated income of each individual. Spending this income keeps the economy away from a depression. If there is too much ...
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Difference between IS curve viewed by Keynes and by Friedman

In my economics lectures, we are going through Keynes vs Friedman. As far as I got we have a downward sloping IS curve in the IS-LM model. We get this curve from the Keynesian cross when the rate of ...
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Keynesian-cross analysis [closed]

I have a question from my textbook which is: Using the Keynesian-cross analysis, assume that the consumption function is given by C = 100 + 0.6(Y – T). If planned investment is 100 and T is 100, then ...
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IS-LM - Effect of interest rate on price level

I'm starting to study the Keynesian theory, and I have just read that the increase of interest rate ($r$) will lower the price level ($P$). I tried to understand this using the IS-LM model (I mean, ...
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Keynesian Cross and Balanced Budget Multiplier

Hi! I am trying to understand the problem above, and was wondering if someone could help me with the last question. I think I am fine with all other questions. Here is my attempt: (i) The fiscal ...
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How is there full employment level at equilibrium level according to Keynesian theory(AD-AS approach)?

According to Keynesian theory :- Equilibrium level is the point at which Aggregate Demand curve intersects Aggregate Supply curve . And this point is termed as Full Employment Level How do we ...
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When can one read the general theory of employment,interest and money?

I am a first-year undergrad econ student and was interested in reading Keynes' book. in the preface, Keynes pointed out that the text deals in the abstract and is meant for his fellow economists. ...
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Short run Aggregate supply curve is horizontal or positively sloped?

I want to understand the adjustment process from Very short run production decision to Short run production decision to Long run production decision. As far as I've understood: consider an increase in ...
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Marginal propensity to consume and multiplier effect

Recently I had a conversation with a certain person (call her X) about the marginal propensity to consume (and about the multiplier effect). With marginal propensity to consume I mean $c_1$ as a part ...
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Equilibrium income in Simple Keynesian Model

I could not understand how to analyse the effect of the given situation in this question on government's expenditure and income. If the budget is balanced, the use of calculus technique also didn't ...
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What will be the effect on velocity of money when demand for real money increases?

Suppose that a change in government regulations allows banks to start paying interest on checking accounts. The money stock is the sum of currency and demand deposits, including checking accounts. (...
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Macroeconomics- money supply LM model [closed]

why does an increase in money supply , lower the interest rate and shift the LM curve down.?
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What are the assumptions of real business cycle theory and Keynesian theory?

What are the differences between the approaches of Keynes and Real Business Cycle theorists? What are the assumptions made by both the theories? How do they differ in their methodology? Do they ...
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Balanced budget and change in taxes

Consider a simple Keynesian economy in which the government expenditure (G) exactly equals its total tax revenue: G = tY where t is the tax rate and Y is the national income. Suppose that the ...
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What are the differences on the impact of a universal basic income from a liberal and a keynesian point of view?

A classmate asked me this and I have no idea how to approach the question. How would I even describe the effects of the universal basic income on the labour market from a Keynesian point of view?
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Does Keynesianism increase the incentive to invest? [closed]

Lets say you invest $1billion in a city in recession. The investment will have a multiplier, boosting the value of your investment. Thus if keynesianism was correct there would be an increased ...
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How does the government launch of Tomahawk missiles against Syria affect the economy and governmental budget?

Last night an air strike was launched against Syria of about 60 Tomahawk missiles. At approximately $832,000 apiece, this airstrike cost the US gov't about 49 million dollars. Initially, this sounds ...
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Where does capital come from?

Sorry if this is a birds and the bees type question. Where does capital come from? And I am not talking human capital (which to my mind is skills basically). I suppose I'm taking about financial ...
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Simple Keynesian model

It is given that economy is at equilibrium at $ Y_0 $ = 1000. If Government undertakes a fiscal change so that tax rate $t$, increases by 0.05 and government spending increases by 50, will the budget ...
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Keynesian Ethics

Reading Hayek and von Mises I found a bunch of strong arguments against interventionism beyond economics (philosophical and ethical aspects). The technical difference between Classical and Keynesian ...
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Simple Keynesian model of income determination

When determining equilibrium, we take consumption equal to C= ¢ + c' y where ¢ is the autonomous consumption or minimum consumption that would take place even in absence of income. What could be the ...
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Why is the consumption line and 45degree line's intersection not the equilibrium income level?

The question is as below The answer is A. I understand why it is A, but do not understand why it isn't C. Doesn't the point where the consumption line and 45 degrees line intersect represents the ...
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What is the difference between aggregate supply and GDP?

Usually when I read online, I see the following repeated frequently: aggregate demand is equal to GDP. I understand that aggregate expenditures is the aggregate demand at a particular price level, and ...
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What is the difference between the Classical and Keynesian models?

I have read something about the short and long run aggregate supplies, but I don't know what the main difference is about these two models. Does someone know the difference(s) between these two models?...
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the slope of the LM curve [duplicate]

I'm confused because my textbook says the higher interest elasticity of money demand is , the flatter slope of the LM curve is. If the interest changes, then isn't it the movement along the curve in ...
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Real world application of IS-LM model

I learnt IS-LM model but I got curious whether it is applicable to the real world. I mean it's just an model, so I doubt that the realtionship between Y and r actually exists. Are there any real life ...
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Raising interest rates to prevent inflation

I am reading a book about the Mundell-Fleming Model and I have encountered a part which says: The Fed raised U.S. interest rates several times during 1994 to prevent U.S. inflation. Isn't it the ...
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AS-LM Model and derivation of the LM curve

When we derive the LM curve, we assume that supply of money is exogenous. However, let's say the central bank has some target interest,r1, and it adjust supply of money to keep interest rates equals ...
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What would be the defining characteristic of New-Keynsian thought?

If you had to summarize New-Keynsian thought into one paragraph, or a set of equations, what would it be?
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What impact did major fiscal policy actions taken during the Great Recession (2007-09) have on U.S. economic performance?

What impact did fiscal policy actions taken during the Great Recession (2007-09) have on U.S. economic performance? Bush passed the Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 and also the Emergency Economic ...
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What major fiscal policy actions were taken during the Great Recession (2007-09)?

What major fiscal policy actions were taken during the Great Recession (2007-2009)?
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Impact of Fiscal and Monetary Policy during Great Recession on U.S. Economic Performance

What major fiscal and monetary policy actions were taken during the Great Recession (2007-2009)? What impact did they have on U.S. economic performance? I understand how how the recession occurred in ...
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How Does Keynesian Theory Address Supply Shocks, Like the California Drought?

From what I understand about Keynesian theory, when we're facing deflation, lowering interest rates or increasing government spending/lending (when consumers are cutting back) helps stimulate economic ...
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How can austerity and quantitative easing happen simultaniously?

As far as I can make out, in 2010 the UK government simultaneously started an austerity program which cut public spending, taking money out of the economy, while also enacting a quantitative easing ...
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Barro 1977: Main Message

I used to read Barro 1977 as (1) Prices not moving in a long-term contract is not sufficient for these prices to be suboptimal. That is, there can be an optimal pricing sequence in a long-term ...