Reflections on Reflections
A Consensus about the Great Depression?
By Roger W. Garrison
In Randall E. Parkers 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 2011/12||Alchemy Leveraged:The Federal Reserve and Modern Finance|
|Spring 1999||The Great Depression Revisited|