Few periods in history compare to the Great Depression. Stock market crashes, bread lines, bank runs, and wild currency speculation were worldwide phenomena--all occurring with war looming in the background. This period has provided economists with a marvelous laboratory for studying the links between economic policies and institutions and economic performance. Here, Ben Bernanke has gathered together his essays on why the Great Depression was so devastating.
If you are to write a 4-page essay on The Great Depression, you need to present its wholesome picture. Your analysis should not be partially drawn, say, in case your ancestors were among the victims.
Essays on the Great Depression: Ben S