Gauging the impact of the Great Recession
AbstractThe Great Recession of 2007–2009, coming on the heels of a spending binge fueled by a housing bubble, so far has resulted in over $7,300 in foregone consumption per person, or about $175 per person per month. The recession has had many costs, including negative impacts on labor and housing markets, and lost government tax revenues. The extensive harm of this episode raises the question of whether policymakers could have done more to avoid the crisis.
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Volume (Year): (2011)
Issue (Month): july11 ()
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