The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Widow’s Cruse

  • P. Bridel
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The miracle of the widow’s cruse (II Kings iv) was one of the most famous parables used by Keynes to present the conclusions of an analysis in the form of paradoxes.

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  1. Keynes, J.M. 1930. A treatise on money. Vol. I: The pure theory of money. As in The collected writings of John Maynard Keynes, Vol. V. London: Macmillan, 1971.Google Scholar

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  • P. Bridel
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