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Unemployment in the Great Depression: Is There a Full Explanation?


  • Lucas, Robert E, Jr
  • Rapping, Leonard A


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  • Lucas, Robert E, Jr & Rapping, Leonard A, 1972. "Unemployment in the Great Depression: Is There a Full Explanation?," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 80(1), pages 186-191, Jan.-Feb..
  • Handle: RePEc:ucp:jpolec:v:80:y:1972:i:1:p:186-91

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