John Maynard Keynes 's Achievements Of Economics And Intellect

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John Maynard Keynes was a famed economist who throughout his lifetime provided a great deal of contribution to the development of economics and intellect. During his lifetime Keynes developed a variety of policies and methods during drastic events such as World War I, the Great Depression, and World War II. It was his unrecognized contributions that demonstrated who he was as a man, as an economist, and as an empathetical political man who could rationalize through hard times. Keynes provided a great deal of aid and knowledge on how market structures worked, how we percieved the value of money, as well as how we percieved the stock market and how one should invest in order to pursue a higher profit and lessen the risk. In order to understand why Keynes was such an economically educated man it is important to understand his background and what led him to become possibly one of the greatest contributors in history.
John Maynard Keynes was born on the 5th of June in 1883. His father, John Neville Keynes was an Economics lecturer at Cambridge University and his mother, Florence Ada Brown, was one of the first female graduates from the school. At the age of ten John Keynes became a student at St. Faith’s preparatory school where he was recognized for being well educated in mathematics, he attended Eton later in his life where he was established as a leader in his class. Throughout his years at Eton, Keynes won an array of awards, mostly in mathematics, he was well doted on by…

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