Animal Spirits

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Definition: Animal Spirits

Animal Spirits

Full Definition of Animal Spirits

Term coined by British economist John Maynard Keynes to describe consumer confidence and its impact on the economy. The term was first used in Keynes’s “The General Theory of Employment.”

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Animal Spirits. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd.
December 07, 2021
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Animal Spirits. Payroll & Accounting Heaven Ltd. (accessed: December 07, 2021).
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Definition Sources

Definitions for Animal Spirits are sourced/syndicated and enhanced from:

  • A Dictionary of Economics (Oxford Quick Reference)
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Accounting
  • Oxford Dictionary Of Business & Management

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