Dennis Holme Robertson

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Sir Dennis Holme Robertson (born May 23, 1890 in Lowestoft , † April 21, 1963 in Cambridge ) was an English economist and economist . He has taught at various London universities and Cambridge . Robertson was instrumental in the development of Keynesianism .

Since 1932 he was a member of the British Academy . In 1945 he was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and was beaten to a Knight Bachelor in 1953 .


  • A study of industrial fluctuation , 1915
  • Money , 1922
  • The control of industry , 1923
  • Banking policy and the price level , 1926
  • Essays in monetary theory , 1940
  • Lectures on economic principles , 1957-1959


The economic model named after Robertson states that consumers react to changes in income with a time lag. In particular, Robertson assumes in this model that changes in consumer spending result in an immediate adjustment in production.

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