From 1979: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Recession

November 2009
Dollars & Sense;Nov/Dec2009, Issue 285, p7
The article presents a reprint of an article which appeared in the 35th anniversary issue of "Dollars & Sense" in 1979 about U.S. President Jimmy Carter administration's management of the economy. It discusses the policy changes implemented by the U.S. government to address inflation by pushing the economy towards recession. It predicts the defeat of Carter as a result of the economic crisis.


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