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... it'd look more like that.

In reality, the steepest post-war recession in the US was the immediate Post-War recession, which is masked by the use of numbers of jobs lost rather than jobs as a percentage of the population ... but while that was quite steep, it was also met with prompt and strong post-war economic reconstruction policies, so the recovery was also quick.


I've been accused of being a Marxist, yet while Harpo's my favourite, it's Groucho I'm always quoting. Odd, that.

by BruceMcF (agila61 at netscape dot net) on Mon Feb 9th, 2009 at 02:06:36 PM EST
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