The 2007-2009 Recession: Similarities to and Differences from the Past

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According to the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), the U.S. economy was in a recession for 18 months from December 2007 to June 2009. It was the longest and deepest recession of the post-World War II era. This report provides information on the patterns found across past recessions since World War II to gauge whether and how this recession might be different.

Creator(s): Labonte, Marc
Location(s): United States
Creation Date: October 6, 2010
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UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Congressional Research Service Reports
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Labonte, Marc

Specialist in Macroeconomic Policy

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Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
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  • Creation: October 6, 2010
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According to the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), the U.S. economy was in a recession for 18 months from December 2007 to June 2009. It was the longest and deepest recession of the post-World War II era. This report provides information on the patterns found across past recessions since World War II to gauge whether and how this recession might be different.

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8 pages.

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