What Would John Maynard Keynes Have Said About Stimulus Spending?

To the Great Depression and the Great Recession, we can now add coronavirus stimulus spending as examples of John Maynard Keynes’s philosophy.

The Budget Band-Aid for Social Security Disability Insurance

Because of the recent rescue of the SSDI (Social Security Disability Insurance) program, they can celebrate at their 60th birthday party during August 2016. Whereas Social Security was established under FDR in 1935, its disability provisions were not added until the Eisenhower Administration in…

A New Kind of Keynesian?

Reading about John Maynard Keynes’s investing acumen in last Saturday’s Wall Street Journal, I wondered whether being a Keynesian could involve more than your attitude about the role of government. So, as a teacher, I created this “Am I a Keynesian?” quiz:…