John K. Galbraith

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Person.png John K. Galbraith   C-SPAN IMDB NNDB SpartacusRdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
(economist, diplomat)
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BornOctober 15, 1908
Iona Station, Ontario, Canada
Died2006-04-29 (Age 97)
Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.
Cause of death
pneumonia
NationalityUS
Alma materUniversity of California, Berkeley, University of Toronto

Not to be confused with James Kenneth Galbraith, speechwriter

John Kenneth Galbraith was an economist.

Career

In 1934 Galbraith began teaching economics at Harvard University. After spending a year at Cambridge University he became an assistant professor of economics at Princeton University.

Galbraith was a disciple of John Maynard Keynes and a supporter of Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal.[1]

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