Annals of the Fondazione Luigi Einaudi

An Interdisciplinary Journal of Economics, History and Political Science

The Annals is a forum for the free exchange of ideas
among scholars working in the field of social sciences
Volume LI 1 - 2017

What is Essential about Keynes Today?

Robert Skidelsky,
pp. 7-16
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In this paper, a transcript of my address to the 2016 Keynes Conference in Turin, I unpick various elements of Keynesian revival in economics and explore how different schools of economists have disagreed on which aspects of Keynes’ thought are relevant to modern economic theory. Finally, I conclude with four thoughts on the relevance of Keynes for how one does economics.