The Lost Advance

April 1940
Saturday Evening Post;4/6/1940, Vol. 212 Issue 41, p25
The article discusses the condition of the economy of the U.S. in 1940. It emphasizes the falling standard of living as a manifestation of the down side of the economy. Some recommendations for addressing the economic problem are stated. Moreover, it reveals the causes of the economic down side.


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