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depression

noun debasement, decline, deflation, depreciation, despondence, despondency, dispiritedness, dolefulness, economic decline, gloom, lowering, lowness, maeror, sinking, slump
Associated concepts: economic depression
See also: anguish, curtailment, decrease, distress, pessimism, prostration
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The RBI said that a section of the media " has mischaracterised governor Raghuram Rajan's remarks at the AQR conference at London Business School on June 25 as saying the world is at risk of a Great Depression".
First, the Great Depression and the concomitant rise of Keynesian ideology caused a division between personal and public views of debt.
Aside from the demobilisation periods following World Wars I and II, this kind of contraction has never taken place - not even in the 1930s' Great Depression.
Do they help us see the Great Depression as a major site for adaptation and creativity in modern American history, in this case in the seemingly unlikely area of religion?
The largest increase in the overall suicide rate occurred in the Great Depression (1929-1933)-it surged from 18 in 1928 to 22.1 (all-time high) in 1932 (the last full year in the Great Depression)-a record increase of 22.8 per cent in any four-year period in history.
The Great Depression was a global phenomenon and a watershed in all modern countries, and China was not an exception.
But this interpretation of the Great Depression, common though it is, is misguided.
In contrast, Rothbard argued that the Federal Reserve caused the Great Depression by creating monetary inflation and an unsustainable boom in the 1920s Rothbard further pointed out that the interventionist policies of President Hebert Hoover caused the depression to be great.
At the time of the Great Depression, English-speaking economists were heavily influenced by the work of Alfred Marshall (1842-1924), whose most prominent disciple was probably A.C.
The Economics of the Great Depression: A Twenty-First Century Look Back at the Economics of the Interwar Years by Randal E.
Vibrant illustrations of lush vegetation and wildlife complement the text as the author takes readers through Beebe's adventurous life as a naturalist and explorer during the Great Depression. This book provides a wonderful introduction to studies involving ecosystems both on the land and in the water.
The magazine said that Mr Bernanke had helped steer the US economy through its darkest days since the Great Depression.