Russia’s Economic Policy in 2010: Quest for Innovations
Russian Economy in 2010: Trends and Outlooks, No. 32, 2011
17 Pages Posted: 30 Aug 2012
Date Written: March 30, 2011
The austerity vs stimulus discussion among economists and politicians is gaining momentum. Not surprisingly, both parties are actively appealing to the memory of John Maynard Keynes who, indeed, put forth the idea of economic stimulus but never recommended that it be used on a scale as massive as that in the 1970s, when Richard Nixon declared himself a ‘Keynesian’ and pursued state intervention policies under the guise of Keynesianism.
Keywords: Russian economy
JEL Classification: P26
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