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Lessons from the 1930s Great Depression

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Lessons from the 1930s Great Depression

Lessons from the 1930s’ Great Depression 
Monday 29th November 2010
Chatham House

OxRep Launch Programme (Chatham House)

Introduction and Welcome:
Dave Ramsden, Managing Director Macroeconomic and Fiscal Policy Directorate & Joint Head of the GES, HM Treasury
The Great Depression: Getting the Story Right (Powerpoint Presentation)
Nick Crafts (University of Warwick) and Peter Fearon (University of Leicester)
Depression and Recovery in 1930s’ Britain (Powerpoint Presentation)
Roger Middleton (University of Bristol)
Coping with Financial Crisis: USA in the 1930s (Powerpoint Presentation)
Price Fishback (University of Arizona)
Panel Discussion: What Should Policymakers Learn from the Experience of the 1930s? 
Chair: Hamish McRae (The Independent)
Panel: Sir Alan Budd (Former Chairman, Interim Office for Budget Responsibility), Price Fishback,
Roger Middleton, Nicholas Crafts and Peter Fearon. 
Concluding Comments