The Great Recession, 1st Edition

  • Stuart A. Kallen
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  • ISBN-10: 1601525974
  • ISBN-13: 9781601525970
  • DDC: 330.9
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 96 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released January 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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In 2008, a financial collapse rocked the world from Wall Street to Main Street and from Washington DC to Rome. This book explores the events leading up to this economic calamity and the aftershocks. It also explains in simple terms what caused the Great Recession, how it hurt average Americans and Europeans and the long-lasting impact of the disaster which continues to reverberate throughout the world.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Important Events of The Great Recession.
Introduction: The Defining Characteristics of the Great Recession.
1: What Conditions Led to the Great Recession?.
2: Meltdown on Wall Street.
3: Troubles on Main Street.
4: A Global Recession.
5: What Was the Impact of the Great Recession?.
Source Notes.
Important People of The Great Recession.
For Further Research.
Picture Credits.
About the Author.