This one just won’t go away. Even people who should know better unthinkingly repeat this one. Here’s what’s wrong with this claim.
“Wartime Prosperity? A Reassessment of the U.S. Economy in the 1940s,” by Robert Higgs
Depression, War, and Cold War by Robert Higgs
“What Austrian Economics Can Teach Historians,” by Tom Woods (PDF)
“The Great Depression of 1946,” by Richard Vedder and Lowell Gallaway (PDF)
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