The British economy [September 1989]

Brian Ashcroft, Neil Dourmashkin, Paul Draper, Stewart Dunlop, Cliff Lockyer, Lesley Magee, Eleanor Malloy, Eric McRory, Claire Monaghan, Peter McGregor, Roger Perman, Brian Ashcroft (Editor), Jim Love (Editor)

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After another quarter it seems clear that the slowdown is continuing but probably at a slower rate than many commentators first expected. However, the form of the slowdown does give cause for concern both for the prospects of a 'soft landing' and for the balance of payments. Inflation pressures appear, for the moment, to be contained.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)5-11
Number of pages7
JournalQuarterly Economic Commentary
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1989



  • UK economic forecasts
  • British economic trends
  • macroeconomic trends
  • labour market conditions
  • industrial output
  • British economy
  • industrial relations
  • unemployment patterns

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Ashcroft, B., Dourmashkin, N., Draper, P., Dunlop, S., Lockyer, C., Magee, L., ... Love, J. (Ed.) (1989). The British economy [September 1989]. Quarterly Economic Commentary, 15(1), 5-11.