TITLE

A good recession

AUTHOR(S)
GOODHART, DAVID
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
Prospect;Nov2008, Issue 152, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the possible positive benefits of an economic recession in Great Britain. The author cites possibilities such as a narrowing of income differentials and a renewed public interest in political institutions. The author contends that a global recession might be balanced by a combination of welfare support, labor market flexibility, and entrepreneurial spirit.
ACCESSION #
35127035

 

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