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The Great Recession Zoom Background

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Use this Zoom background to help students understand the causes and devastating effects of the crash felt ‘round the world.

This background pairs well with lessons on the Great Recession, fiscal policy, and monetary policy (and our video on the 2008 crisis!), but you can also use it to mark the harbinger of The Great Recession: the day Lehman Brothers failed (September 15, 2008).

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High School or University

Contributors: 
Mary Clare Peate
Director of Curriculum
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