Great Depression

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a period during the 1930s when there was a worldwide economic depression and mass unemployment

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The announcement follows close on the heels of the findings of the National Institute for Economic and Social Research that the performance of the UK's Gross Domestic Product (GDP), since it entered into recession in 2008, is considerably worse than it was, four years into the Great Depression of 1929.
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, a student of the Great Depression of 1929, has been using his extensive knowledge to ensure that piece of history doesn't repeat itself.
15 last year, a development which threw the world economy into the biggest crisis since the Great Depression of 1929 in the United States.
A common feature of all financial crises that the world has faced over the last 371 years, from the Tulip market slump in 1637 to the Great Depression of 1929 to current crisis, is the collapse of some of the strongest companies that enjoyed meteoric rise in the good times,' said MTI Consulting chief executive officer Hilmy Cader.
As we are all aware, newspapers love attention-grabbing headlines that compare the current situation to the Great Depression of 1929.
Mr Ghosn, president of the European car makers association, said: "We even talk about the Great Depression of 1929.
Ghosn, president of the European car makers association, added: "We even talk about the Great Depression of 1929.
The current global economic difficulties have escalated into an "once-in-a-century" crisis, the likes of which the world has not seen since the Great Depression of 1929.