In a 1945 letter to Colin Clark of the Bureau of Industry, Maynard Keynes explains why everyone should have a distinctive christian name.

In a 1945 letter to Colin Clark of the Bureau of Industry, Maynard Keynes explains why everyone should have a distinctive christian name.

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Keynes’s diagnosis of what went wrong in the international monetary system in the 30s. Striking how much of this is happening again today

Keynes’s diagnosis of what went wrong in the international monetary system in the 30s. Striking how much of this is happening again today

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From Keynes’s speech at the inauguration of the Fund and Bank in Savannah. Note the proviso “rightly or wrongly”: he thought it would be far more fitting to call the International Monetary Fund a bank, and the World Bank a fund.

From Keynes’s speech at the inauguration of the Fund and Bank in Savannah. Note the proviso “rightly or wrongly”: he thought it would be far more fitting to call the International Monetary Fund a bank, and the World Bank a fund.

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Not merely as a feature of the transition, but as a permanent arrangement, the plan accords to every member government the explicit right to control all capital movements. What used to be a heresy is now endorsed as orthodox.
Not merely as a feature of the transition, but as a permanent arrangement, the plan accords to every member government the explicit right to control all capital movements. What used to be a heresy is now endorsed as orthodox.
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on Bretton Woods: I doubt if the world yet understands how big a thing we are bringing to birth (1944 - BBC Radio broadcast)

on Bretton Woods: I doubt if the world yet understands how big a thing we are bringing to birth (1944 - BBC Radio broadcast)

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Lenin was certainly right. There is no subtler, no surer means of overturning the existing basis of society than to debauch the currency. The Economic Consequences of the Peace (1919)

Lenin was certainly right. There is no subtler, no surer means of overturning the existing basis of society than to debauch the currency. The Economic Consequences of the Peace (1919)

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What an extraordinary episode in the economic progress of man that age was which came to an end in August 1914! The Economic Consequences of the Peace (1919)

What an extraordinary episode in the economic progress of man that age was which came to an end in August 1914! The Economic Consequences of the Peace (1919)

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In the long run we are all dead - Tract on Monetary Reform (1924)
In the long run we are all dead - Tract on Monetary Reform (1924)
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generally speaking, I do not like lawyers. Closing Plenary, Bretton Woods, (1944)

generally speaking, I do not like lawyers. Closing Plenary, Bretton Woods, (1944)

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In truth, the gold standard is already a barbarous relic. Tract on Monetary Reform (1924)
In truth, the gold standard is already a barbarous relic. Tract on Monetary Reform (1924)
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