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Reflections on the Great Depression

Author: Randall E Parker
Publisher: Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA, USA : Edward Elgar, ©2002.
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"It is an accepted truism that the Great Depression did more for the development of modern economics than any other single event. Some of the greatest economists of the twentieth century were inspired to go into the field as a direct result of their experiences during this period."
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Genre/Form: Interview
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Parker, Randall E., 1960-
Reflections on the Great Depression.
Cheltenham, UK ; Northampton, MA, USA : Edward Elgar, ©2002
(OCoLC)606792115
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Randall E Parker
ISBN: 1840647450 9781840647457 1843763354 9781843763352
OCLC Number: 49260890
Description: xii, 230 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword Ben S. Bernanke --
An overview of the great depression Paul Samuelson ; Milton Friedman ; Moses Abramovitz ; Albert Hart ; Charles Kindleberger ; Anna Schwartz ; James Tobin ; Wassily Leontief ; Morris Adelman ; Herbert Stein ; Victor Zarnowitz ; Concluding remarks.
Responsibility: Randall E. Parker.
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