This volume takes an innovative approach toward analyzing the Great Depression of the 1930s. Exploring the technological and employment experience of specific sectors, it looks at trends in income distribution and population and other factors that created the ultimate economic depression.

part One|140 pages

Theoretical Considerations

chapter 1|23 pages

The Great Depression Revisited

chapter 2|39 pages

Questions Unanswered

chapter 4|27 pages

The New Theory: Technological Change

chapter 5|12 pages

The Labor Market

part Two|195 pages

Sectoral Analysis

chapter 6|12 pages

The Procedure for Sectoral Analysis

chapter 7|20 pages


chapter 8|29 pages

Electrical Products

chapter 9|25 pages

Internal Combustion

chapter 10|21 pages

Selected Other Industries

chapter 11|33 pages

Non-Manufacturing Sectors

chapter 12|11 pages

Summary Of Sectoral Studies

chapter 13|13 pages

International and Regional Comparisons

chapter 14|23 pages