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Chapter 62: James Edward Meade
James Meade (1907–1995), although Oxford educated, was one of the very first Keynesians, a member of the Cambridge “circus” which met to analyse and criticize Keynes’s just published Treatise on Money in the early months of 1931. Not only did he use Keynesian ideas in his writings throughout his long career, but he was also a major player in the implementation of Keynesian policies in Britain during and immediately after the Second World War. This chapter describes his encounters with Keynes and his use and development of Keynesian economics in his academic policy work.
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