[quote="ProVobis, post:5, topic:200689"]
During the Great Depression, FDR created some public works projects as well. As did Herbert Hoover with his Hoover Dam project. Didn't translate into an improved economy immediately but it sure created a boom 10 to 20 years later in Nevada and surrounding states.
Click Here: FDR's policies prolonged Depression by 7 years, UCLA economists calculate
Two UCLA economists say they have figured out why the Great Depression dragged on for almost 15 years, and they blame a suspect previously thought to be beyond reproach: President Franklin D. Roosevelt.
After scrutinizing Roosevelt's record for four years, Harold L. Cole and Lee E. Ohanian conclude in a new study that **New Deal policies *signed into law 71 years ago *thwarted economic recovery for seven long years**.
"Why the Great Depression lasted so long has always been a great mystery, and because we never really knew the reason, we have always worried whether we would have another 10- to 15-year economic slump," said Ohanian, vice chair of UCLA's Department of Economics. "We found that a relapse isn't likely unless lawmakers gum up a recovery with ill-conceived stimulus policies."......
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