John Maynard Keynes
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"John Maynard Keynes, 1st Baron Keynes", Order of the Bath/CB, Fellow of the British Academy/FBA, was a British economist whose ideas have fundamentally affected the theory and practice of modern macroeconomics and informed the economic policies of governments. He built on and greatly refined earlier work on the causes of business cycles, and he is widely considered to be one of the founders of modern macroeconomics and the most influential economist of the 20th century. His ideas are the basis for the schools of economic thought/school of thought known as Keynesian economics and its various offshoots.

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