Assessment and recommendations

June 2009
OECD Economic Surveys: United Kingdom;Jun2009, Vol. 2009 Issue 9, p11
Country Report
The article assesses the condition of the British economy in 2009 and offers some recommendations for recovery. It is stated that Great Britain is experiencing a severe economic downturn, following prolonged growth in credit and asset prices. It is recommended that more effective banking supervision may help limit the possible reoccurrence of the financial crisis. Some policy measures that need to be taken to support strong growth over the medium term are cited, one of which is improvements in public infrastructure.


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