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Weatherhead’s Scott Shane and Mark Sniderman evaluate the differences between the coronavirus-induced economic crisis and financial crises of the past

Recession or depression? Here’s how this economic crisis compares with other big ones Scott Shane, A. Malachi Mixon III professor of entrepreneurial studies and economics, and Mark Sniderman, an economics professor and executive-in-residence—both at the Weatherhead School of Management, answered questions about the differences between our current pandemic-induced economic crisis and financial disasters of the past, including the Great Recession and Great Depression.