Keynes, John Maynard, Baron Keynes of Tilton: Later Career
In the years following 1936, Keynes spent most of his time in public service, producing several articles on the subject of war financing. During World War II he was a consultant to the chancellor of the exchequer and a director of the Bank of England. He was raised to the peerage in 1942. Keynes was influential at Bretton Woods (1944) in the proposals for the establishment of a world bank to stimulate growth in underdeveloped areas.
- Early Career and Critique of Versailles
- Departure from Classical Economics
- Later Career
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