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December 7, 2008 6:00 AM

At 13 months and counting, no one sees end to recession

Now that the U.S. economy officially has been in recession for a year, it's certain that this downturn will be deeper and more punishing than the past two, in 1990-91 and 2001. That makes it harder to gauge where the end may be and what's necessary to restore the world's largest economy to health.

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