Recessions and the Big Shock Theory

Economists are still struggling to figure out why economies everywhere in the world, at one point or another,fall into recession.
A small ripple can become an economic bust.                                         

Economists still don't know what makes it happen. An economy thrives for years, and then suddenly, without warning, falls into a hole. Unemployment soars until somehow, sooner or later, growth resumes. Every economy on the planet has experienced these painful, mysterious and apparently unavoidable slumps.

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