Keynesianism

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Keynes·i·an

 (kān′zē-ən)
adj.
Of or relating to the economic theories of John Maynard Keynes, especially those theories advocating government monetary and fiscal programs designed to increase employment and stimulate business activity.
n.
A supporter of Keynes's economic theories.

Keynes′i·an·ism n.

Keynesianism

the economic theories of John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946), English economist, and his advocates, especially his emphasis upon deficit spending by government to stimulate business investment. — Keynesian, n., adj.
See also: Economics
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Noun1.Keynesianism - the economic theories of John Maynard Keynes who advocated government monetary and fiscal programs intended to stimulate business activity and increase employment
economic theory - (economics) a theory of commercial activities (such as the production and consumption of goods)
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keynesianismo