Monthly Archives: April 2009

The 2009 World Depression – An International Analysis

Richard Whelan, financial and international policy analyst, reviews the reasons for the new Depression and tries to see how events will unfold.

This is a journey of discovery and I hope you will join me. I have drawn on international expert commentary and opinion to try to make sense of what has happened to the global and local economy. We have to try to understand what went wrong before we can put it right.

I hope you will read this piece and that it will add to your understanding. I don’t pretend to have the answers, and I’m not sure if anyone yet has. Please leave a comment – take issue with me or add to the discussion.

Richard Whelan, Dublin, April 2009. Continue reading