OECD Economic Surveys: United Kingdom

Frequency :
Every 18 months
ISSN :
1999-0502 (online)
ISSN :
1995-3445 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/19990502
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OECD’s periodic surveys of the British economy. Each edition surveys the major challenges faced by the country, evaluates the short-term outlook, and makes specific policy recommendations. Special chapters take a more detailed look at specific challenges. Extensive statistical information is included in charts and graphs.

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Author(s):
OECD
Publication Date :
01 Jan 1991
Pages :
136
ISBN :
9789264164482 (PDF) ; 9789264135444 (print)
DOI :
10.1787/eco_surveys-gbr-1991-en

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OECD's 1991 Economic Survey of the United Kingdom examines the current recession and the expected recovery, a new policy regime, the UK's inflation performance, and progress in structural reform.
Also available in: French

 

Introduction
I. The current recession and the expected recovery
-The origins of excess demand 
-The current recession 
-The expected recovery
II. A new policy regime
-The MTFS in perspective
-The exchange rate mechanism: a new framework
-Budget developments
III. The United Kingdom's inflation performance
-Enhancing the supply-side efficiency of the economy
-Improved potential output and TFP performance
-Sources of inflation
-Concluding remarks
IV. Progress in structural reform
-Product market deregulation
-Labour market reform
-Financial market deregulation
-Tax reform
-Areas warranting further attention
V. Conclusions
Notes and references
Annexes
-1. Measuring inflation: the retail price index
-2. The United Kingdom international cost competitiveness
-3. Technical annex
-4. Calendar of main economic events
Statistical and structural annex