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The 1930s and 1980s: parallels and differences


  • Charles P. Kindleberger


Revised version of a paper read to the Anniversary (Fiftieth) Conference of the Islandic Economic Association on March 11, 1988. Originally published in the BNL Quarterly Review, vol. 41 n. 165, June 1988, pp. 135-145.

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  • Charles P. Kindleberger, 2009. "The 1930s and 1980s: parallels and differences," PSL Quarterly Review, Economia civile, vol. 62(248-251), pages 15-27.
  • Handle: RePEc:psl:pslqrr:2009:2

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    Financial Crisis; Instability; Rules;

    JEL classification:

    • F3 - International Economics - - International Finance
    • G1 - Financial Economics - - General Financial Markets
    • N1 - Economic History - - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Industrial Structure; Growth; Fluctuations
    • B5 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Current Heterodox Approaches


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