A review of the quarter's economic trends [August 1983]

Frank Kirwan, Bob Buchanan, Robert Crawford, Frank Harrigan, Lyle Moar, Alan McGillivray, Noreen O'Donnell, David Simpson, Elizabeth Tait, Jim Walker, Alison Wingfield, Frank Kirwan (Editor)

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    Output is now increasing at a moderate pace in most of the major developed economies. In most cases the recovery is being sustained by buoyant consumers expenditure and by the end of stock liquidation. Of themselves these are inadequate to sustain a prolonged upturn in economic activity. The key to such an upturn is a revival in business investment.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1-10
    Number of pages10
    JournalQuarterly Economic Commentary
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - Aug 1983


    • global economic trends
    • British economic performance
    • UK GDP growth
    • industrial output


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