What did the unemployment rates look like in the Great Depression?
During Great Depression, unemployment numbers in the US hit 20-25% at its peak, and Canadian unemployment hit 27%.
Current unemployment numbers and forecasts for Canada and the United States are discussed in this blog entry. We are not into Great Depression unemployment rates, but we are certainly on the same trend line:
Some interesting links related to the Great Depression and Canada:
- The Great Depression
- The Great Depression in Canada
- The Great Depression in Canada and the United States: A Neoclassical Perspective
- The New York Times – The Great Depression
If you are looking to create your own opportunities in the challenging economic environment, you might want to take a look at the work on Business Ecosystems.
If you are interested in knowing what businesses typically do well in recession conditions, please take a look at this blog entry
If you have an established business and are wondering what actions you can take to survive and prosper, please take a look at this blog entry.
If you are wondering about the possibility of civil unrest, please take a look at this blog entry.
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