Reflections on Reflections: A Consensus about the Great Depression?
By Roger W. Garrison
This article appeared in the Summer 2003 issue of The Independent Review


In Randall E. Parker’s Reflections on the Great Depression (2002), leading economists who lived through and wrote about the Great Depression are invited to reflect on that horrific and still-puzzling episode. If a consensus can be said to have emerged among these economists, it is the view that correlation, causation, and explanation need not be carefully distinguished from each other.

Other Independent Review articles by Roger W. Garrison
    Winter 2012   Alchemy Leveraged: The Federal Reserve and Modern Finance
    Spring 1999   The Great Depression Revisited

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