Five ways to avoid the economic recession


In an op-ed in today’s Washington Post, Amity Shlaes warns against repeating mistakes that prolonged the Great Depression.

“Perverse monetary policy was the greatest cause of the Great Depression. But five non-monetary missteps were important in making the Depression great, and the same missteps damaged the global economy as well. While many are thinking about the Depression, few seem concerned about replicating these Foolish Five today.”

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