John Maynard Keynes

The General Theory
of Employment, Interest and Money
 
(1936)

John Maynard Keynes

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THE GENERAL THEORY OF EMPLOYMENT, INTEREST AND MONEY

by John Maynard Keynes

- Contents -

Preface 

BOOK I - Introduction

Chapter 1 - The General Theory

Chapter 2 - The Postulates of Classical Economics

Chapter 3 - The Principle of Effective Demand

BOOK II - Definitions and Ideas

Chapter 4 - The Choice of Units

Chapter 5 - Expectation as Determining Output and Employment

Chapter 6 - The Definition of Income Saving and Investment

Appendix to Ch. 6 - Appendix on User Cost

Chapter 7 - The Meaning of Saving and Investment Further Considered

BOOK III - The Propensity to Consume

Chapter 8 - The Propensity to Consume I: the Objective Factors

Chapter 9 - The Propensity to Consume II: The Subjective Factors

Chapter 10 - The Marginal Propensity to Consume and the Multiplier

BOOK IV - The Inducement to Invest

Chapter 11 - The Marginal Efficiency of Capital

Chapter 12 - The State of Long-Term Expectations

Chapter 13 - The General Theory of the Rate of Interest

Chapter 14 - The Classical Theory of the Rate of Interest

Appendix to Ch. 14 - Appendix on the Rate of Interest in Marshall's Principles of Economics, Ricardo's Principles of Political Economy and elsewhere

Chapter 15 - The Psychological and Business Incentives to Liquidity

Chapter 16 - Sundry Observations on the Nature of Capital

Chapter 17 - The Essential Properties of Interest and Money

Chapter 18 - The General Theory of Employment Re-stated

BOOK V - Money-Wages and Prices

Chapter 19 - Changes in Money-Wages

Appendix to Ch. 19 - Appendix on Prof. Pigou's Theory of Unemployment

Chapter 20 - The Employment Function

Chapter 21 - The Theory of Prices

BOOK VI - Short Notes Suggested by the General Theory

Chapter 22 - Notes on the Trade Cycle

Chapter 23 - Notes on Mercantilism, the Usury Laws, Stamped Money and the Theories of Under-Consumption

Chapter 24 - Concluding Notes on the Social Philosophy Towards which the General Theory Might Lead.

 

INDEX 

Index A-K 

Index L-Z

 

THE END

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