More Than An Economist: "Universal Man"
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.