And I still think @tedfertik and I were onto something when we said this about the global economy in early 20th c: https://t.co/AwwKSYBXak
America’s WWII mobilization consisted of huge expansion of a relatively tiny gov sector enabled by doubling overall output, whilst compressing private inv and holding consumption.
There is a huge difference btw political economy of WWI and WWII in the US: WWI is story of productive stagnation and substantial inflation, WWII
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