The British economy [March 1990]

Love, Jim and Ashcroft, Brian and Brooks, Richard and Dourmashkin, Neil and Draper, Paul and Dunlop, Stewart and Lockyer, Cliff and Magee, Lesley and Malloy, Eleanor and McRory, Eric and Monaghan, Claire and McGregor, Peter and Perman, Roger and Stevens, Jim and Swales, Kim (1990) The British economy [March 1990]. Quarterly Economic Commentary, 15 (3). pp. 6-11. ISSN 0306-7866

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    The rate of growth of output continues to decline but the rate of slowdown of domestic demand appears to have eased. Prospects for inflation have worsened. A tightening of fiscal policy offers the best guarantee of minimising further inflationary pressure, allowing base rates to come down sooner than presently appears to be likely.