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Parallels between 1930s Europe and today are stark, striking, and increasingly frightening. | VOX

New preface to Charles Kindleberger, The World in Depression 1929-1939 J. Bradford DeLong   Barry Eichengreen 12 June 2012 Charles Kindleberger’s classic book on the Great Depression was originally published 40 years ago. In the preface to a new edition, two leading economists argue that the lessons are as relevant as ever. The parallels between Europe in…

Berlin is ignoring the lessons of the 1930s – Roubini and Ferguson-FT.com

By Niall Ferguson and Nouriel Roubini We fear that the German government’s policy of doing “too little too late” risks a repeat of precisely the crisis of the mid-20th century that European integration was designed to avoid. …Fixated on the non-threat of inflation, today’s Germans appear to attach more importance to 1923 (the year of…