was the great depression worldwide in "western" economies?

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Was the great depression in the 1930's in effect throughout the "western" world economies, or were there economies outside the U.S. which escaped it? Is there a link between western economies that makes such occurences outside of the control of any one economy?

-- Bob Purvis (purvisbob@yahoo.com), March 19, 2001

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