compare the Great Depression to the Subprime Crisis in the United States.

Option 1: A comparison of the Great Depression and the Subprime Crisis

Use the FRED database to compare the Great Depression to the Subprime Crisis in the United States. You may choose the specific variables to compare, but a meaningful comparison should include:

  1. The decline in GDP and GDP growth (real)

  2. Unemployment rates.

  3. Price changes.

  4. Stock prices.

  5. Government deficits (as a share of GDP).

The text should highlight important changes in the variables and it should tell a coherent story.