Galbraith: A partisan appraisal

Vol. 25 No. 1 (2005)

Jan-Mar / 2005
Published January 1, 2005

How to Cite

Galbraith, James K. 2005. “Galbraith: A Partisan Appraisal”. Brazilian Journal of Political Economy 25 (1):3-10.

Galbraith: A partisan appraisal

James K. Galbraith
The author holds the Lloyd M. Bentsen Jr. Chair in Government/Business Relations at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin.
Brazilian Journal of Political Economy, Vol. 25 No. 1 (2005), Jan-Mar / 2005, Pages 3-10


This was John Kenneth Galbraith’s keynote speech in the opening session of the International Colloquium John Kenneth Galbraith, The Spirit f Innovation, sponsored by the Université du Littoral. Paris, September 23-25, 2004. Initially Prof. Galbraith read a short letter from his father where he explained that age and medical restraint prevented his attendance at this greater tribute.

JEL Classification: B31.

Keywords: John Kenneth Galbraith