Then and Now: Fed Policy Actions During the Great Depression and the Great Recession (Page One Economics Classroom Edition)

Page One Economics IconAlthough the recent Great Recession was severe, its financial impact never paralleled that of the Great Depression. The November 2011 issue compares these two economic downturns and shows how lessons learned in the Great Depression helped current Federal Reserve policymakers stabilize the economy during the recent economic crisis.

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Audience:   High School, Consumers, College
Language:   English
Subjects:   Civics/Government, History, Economics
Resource Types:   Data, Publications, Newsletter, Lessons
Concepts:   Monetary Policy, Great Depression, Federal Reserve System-functions
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