Industrial Policy

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The Role of Labor Policy (Audio)

Speakers: Price V. Fishback, Peter Temin, Richard K. Vedder, and Lee E. Ohanian
Presider: John Tamny

Listen to experts analyze the various labor policies of the Hoover and Roosevelt administrations and the effects they had on the Great Depression.

This session was part of the CFR-New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business symposium: A Second Look at the Great Depression, which was made possible through the generous support of the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

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Why a Second Look Matters (Audio)

Speaker: Robert E. Lucas Jr.
Introductory Speaker: Amity Shlaes
Presider: Carl J. Schramm

Listen to Nobel Laureate Robert E. Lucas Jr. reflect on why it is important to discuss Depression era policies in light of the current financial crisis.

This session was part of the CFR-New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business symposium: A Second Look at the Great Depression, which was made possible through the generous support of the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

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The New Financial Deal (Audio)

Speakers: Thomas F. Cooley, John H. Cochrane, Charles Geisst, and Ingo Walter
Presider: Chrystia Freeland

Listen to experts evaluate the role of institutional and regulatory reform during the Great Depression and current options for the Obama administration.

This session was part of the CFR-New York University Leonard N. Stern School of Business symposium: A Second Look at the Great Depression, which was made possible through the generous support of the Leonard N. Stern School of Business, New York University, and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

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