Events

1920 to 1921 Depresssion

1920 to 1921 Depresssion

Full Name
1920 to 1921 Depresssion
Event Type

The 1920 to 1921 depression was a short depression in the United States

  • Depression only lasted 18 months
  • Some say that "it cured itself"
  • The effects were pretty significant
    • 40+% drop in producer prices (deflation)
    • 31+% drop in industrial production
    • 46+% drop in stock prices
    • 92+% drop in corporate profits
    • Lots of unemployment and pain
  • Ended up being a good reset-mechanism for the economy
  • The economy boomed afterwards during the roaring 20s.
  • * Compared to the 2008 crash and aftermath.  The Economy was propped up by the fed and not allowed to feel pain, but there was no economic boom thereafter


Events Leading Up To The 1920-1921 Depression