Yıl 2011, Cilt: 3 Sayı : 1 Sayfalar 55 - 63 2011-06-01
THE FLIP SIDE OF THE U.S. ECONOMIC RECESSION 2007-09
Behrouz TABRİZİ
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Öz This paper is an attempt to translate economic figures and indices into the living conditions of people who are behind the statistics of the U.S. economic recession, which officially began in December 2007 and ended in June 2009. The pathology of the Great Recession began with the financial shock, which resulted from the buildup of financial mischief since the 1980s, and the burst of its real estate bubble by 2007. A recession is a man-made tragedy with a large human cost. This paper addresses this flip side of the current economic crisis by examining its human consequences on different social classes and groups. A breakdown of various data proves that the working class, the majority in U.S. society, suffers most from the recession, and yet, some amongst them even more than others, depending upon their social status with regard to education, race, and age.

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Great Recession, Unemployment rates, Human cost,
Bernanke, Ben (October 20, 2005), The Economic Outlook: Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee, http://www.house.gov/jec/hearings/testimony/109/10- 05bernanke.pdf [Accessed 2.2.2011]
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