/ˈkeɪnziən/ (say 'kaynzeeuhn), /ˈkinziən/ (say 'keenzeeuhn)

1. of, relating to, or denoting the economic theories, policies, etc., of JM Keynes and his followers, especially the systematic explanation of the determinants of effective demand and the policy of maintaining high employment and of controlling inflation by capital and public investment and by varying taxation and interest rates.
2. someone who supports the theories, policies, etc., of Keynes.
Keynesianism, noun

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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