Kondratieff cycles

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Kondratieff cycles

trade cycles of very long duration (about 55 years) named after the Russian economist N. Kondratieff. See LONGWAVE THEORY, SCHUMPETER.
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However, the strength of the so-called commodity supercycle (the sustained period of high prices--a Kondratiev wave, if you're an economist--said by commodities guru Jim Rogers to have started in 2000) has masked the consequences of this decline in productivity.
The Kondratiev Wave had its last crash phase in 1929/30.
As the current era recedes into history, it looks more and more like a Kondratiev wave, another academic boom that has ended in bust--or at least, a future bounded by colleges of further education.