Evidence from public opinion polls and corporate bond markets shows that FDRs policies prevented a robust recovery of long-term private investment by significantly reducing investors confidence in the durability of private property rights. Not until the New Deal/war economy ended and resources became available for peacetime production did private investmentand the nations economic healthfully recover.
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