The committee decided that any future downturn of the economy would be a new recession and not a continuation of the recession that began in December 2007.
The basis for this decision was the length and strength of the recovery to date.
Previously the longest postwar recessions were those of 1973--82, both of which lasted 16 months.
In determining that a trough occurred in June 2009, the committee did not conclude that economic conditions since that month have been favorable or that the economy has returned to operating at normal capacity.
The NBER does not define a recession in terms of two consecutive quarters of decline in real GDP. Warren is a clinical psychologist and author of eight books on love, marriage and emotional health.During 35 years of counseling thousands of married couples, Dr.Today, nearly half of the public knows someone who uses online dating or who has met a spouse or partner via online dating – and attitudes toward online dating have grown progressively more positive.To be sure, many people remain puzzled that someone would want to find a romantic partner online – 23% of Americans agree with the statement that “people who use online dating sites are desperate” – but in general it is much more culturally acceptable than it was a decade ago.