John Kenneth Galbraith  

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John Kenneth "Ken" Galbraith (properly Template:Pron-en Template:Respell, but commonly Template:IPA-en Template:Respell), (October 15, 1908 – April 29, 2006) was a Canadian-American economist. He was a Keynesian and an institutionalist, a leading proponent of 20th-century political liberalism. His books on economic topics were bestsellers from the 1950s through the 2000s and he filled the role of public intellectual from the 50's to the 1970s on matters of economics.




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