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Reflections on the Great Depression. By Randall E. Parker. Cheltenham, UK and Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar, 2002. Pp. xii, 230. $85.00


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  • Barber, William J.
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    This volume is built around transcripts of interviews conducted in 1997 and 1998 with 11 noteworthy economists who had been graduate students in the 1930s. They were invited to reflect on how the Great Depression affected them, both personally and professionally. As Ben S. Bernanke remarks in the foreword, this is first-rate highbrow gossip. The result is both instructive and entertaining.

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    Article provided by Cambridge University Press in its journal The Journal of Economic History.

    Volume (Year): 62 (2002)
    Issue (Month): 04 (December)
    Pages: 1159-1160

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