Lessons Learned from the Great Depression

In this video, Great Depression expert David Wheelock of the St. Louis Fed discusses the economic lessons the Federal Reserve learned as a result the Great Depression and how these influenced the Fed’s response to the Great Recession.

David Wheelock discusses the Great Depression as part of an economic education workshop at the St. Louis Fed. This is Part 9 of that presentation. Recorded July 11, 2013.

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