John Maynard Keynes, Econ

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It seems as though the most influential minds are arrogant and pompous. Yet their absolute brilliance and pursuit of knowledge are simply remarkable. John Maynard Keynes, the British economist and founder of Keynesian economics, had an influential and major impact on modern-day economics and other governmental fiscal policies. Keynes was described as his peers as the smartest person they would ever meet in their life. In addition, Keynes also had an odd look to him. “He is too ugly. Ugliness of face, hands, body, clothes…” Nevertheless, Keynes grew into his ‘look’ and his great theories overshadowed his unsightly appearance. Although Keynes made contributions to the field of economics, he was first studying as a mathematician. In fact, economics was “not his best” field—which is still above the average intelligence. Regardless, he attended Cambridge and as he studied mathematics, he realized it was destroying his intellect. He read Marshall’s Principles of Economics. Much of Keynes’ work would reflect that of Marshall’s. Shortly after 1906,
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