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Escaping Liquidity Traps: Lessons from the UK’s 1930s Escape

by Nicholas Crafts This article was originally published by Voxeu.org on May 12, 2013 The UK escaped a liquidity trap in the 1930s and enjoyed a strong economic recovery. This column argues that what drove this recovery was ‘unconventional’ monetary policy implemented not by the Bank of England but by the Treasury. Thus, Neville Chamberlain …

Comparing Unemployment During the Great Depression and the Great Recession

by William K. Black, New Economic Perspectives Barry Eichengreen’s and Tim Hatton’s January 1988 paper entitled “Interwar Unemployment in International Perspective” is a useful starting point for any effort to compare unemployment during the Great Depression and the Great Recession. It is useful to begin by recognizing three related cautions that the authors make in …

80 Years to Deflate Unemployment Crisis in Ireland?

by Constantin Gurdgiev, TrueEconomics.Blogspot.in Continuing with the Ireland Live Register data theme: in the first post I covered broader long-term trends in the LR, with the second post looking at some sub-trends relating to nationality of Live Register signees. Here: a quick note on the size of the problem overall. Total number of persons (officially) …