The three most important economists were adam smith, karl marx, and john maynard keynes (pronounced canes) each was a highly original thinker who developed economic theories that were put into practice and affected the world's economies for generations adam smith and his invisible hand of.
Which best summarizes the philosophical difference between economists john maynard keynes and adam smith keynes said government was the key to solving economic issues, while smith believed government should take a hands-off approach. By jonathan mariano three of the most influential economists include john maynard keynes, milton friedman, and fa hayek keynes and friedman are.
John maynard keynes and adam smith were two major, influential philosophers of economic history adam smith, commonly known as the father of modern economics, influenced the growth of economic theory and the evolution of modern and market-based societies john maynard keynes was a british economist whose ideas have profoundly affected modern. John maynard keynes, 1st baron keynes as adam smith represented the ideals of classical liberalism after the war, winston churchill attempted to check the rise of keynesian policy-making in the united kingdom and used rhetoric critical of the mixed economy in his 1945 election campaign.
The big three in economics: adam smith, karl marx, and john maynard keynes [mark skousen] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers history comes alive in this fascinating story of opposing views that continue to play a fundamental role in today's politics and economics the big three in economics traces the turbulent lives and battle of ideas of the three most influential. John maynard keynes is the economist who suggested how unemployment could be attacked a recent three volume biography of keynes makes clear that he believed in markets as much as smith did.