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More Than An Economist: "Universal Man"

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Basic Books

The Great Recession featured many arguments over the correct role of government in restoring the economy to health. 

Austerity and tax cuts?  Or "Keynesian-style" stimulus? 

The man whose name is at the center of that phrase is also at the center of a new biography: Universal Man

Author Richard Davenport-Hines wanted a more accessible biography of John Maynard Keynes, one that goes beyond a simple focus on economics. 

The author joins us for a discussion of Keynes' importance, with and without numbers.  
 

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Geoffrey Riley is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism and marked his tenth anniversary as the full-time host of the Jefferson Exchange at the end of 2019. He's been a broadcaster in the Rogue Valley for 35 years, working in both television and radio.