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Professor Lawrence White compares the recent U.S. unemployment report to the data of the Great Depression

Excerpt from NY Daily News -- "Lawrence White, a longtime economics professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business, said the new numbers don’t even stack up well against the Great Depression of the 1930s. 'In the 1930s, we went from full employment in 1929 to 25% unemployment in 1933. It took three and a half years. We’re going to be seeing a comparable descent from full employment to deep depression in three and a half weeks, by this rate,' White told the Daily News."

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