Tagged: Great Depression

IMF chief visits Oslo

In prepared remarks for a speech in Oslo, IMF Managing Director Dominique Strauss-Kahn said that while the world economy seems “to have turned the corner,” the crisis hasn’t ended. Strauss-Kahn said the Group of 20...

One million may have gone to America

According to author Sverre Mørkhagen, far more Norwegians than may have emigrated to North America between 1825 and 1975 than numbers previously stated by Statistics Norway By Torill Nordeng Aftenposten Translation by Norway.com staff...

Resilient Oslo bucks the global trend for crisis

Norway, France and Germany outperform UK In the midst of the worst global economic crisis since the Great Depression, estate agent Helge Landro is doing surprisingly well. “I don’t feel like there is an...