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Friday, February 19 • 2:00pm - 3:20pm
A New View of the Great Depression

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I will discuss how problems with the international gold standard led to the deflation and depression of the early 1930s, and how New Deal policies explain the slow recovery. I will also discuss policy lessons for today.

This talk includes breakout sessions led by speakers and FSP volunteers. Attendees will be assigned to breakout groups and remain with the same group throughout the conference. 

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Scott Sumner

Professor of economics, Bentley University
I have taught economics at Bentley University for the past 33 years. I earned a BA in economics at the University of Wisconsin and a PhD in economics at the University of Chicago. I am also the Ralph G. Hawtrey Chair of Monetary Policy at the Mercatus Center. My research has been... Read More →

Friday February 19, 2016 2:00pm - 3:20pm EST
Salon B

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