By Tony Buxton, Paul Chapman, Paul G Chapman, Paul Temple
This new and considerably revised version of Britain's monetary functionality presents a special evaluate of the present kingdom of the supply-side of the financial system. Written by means of a workforce of hugely skilled, coverage orientated utilized economists, this quantity may be a important resource of reference, research and assistance for college students and policy-makers.
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4 STABILISING THE ECONOMY The instruments of fiscal and monetary policy provide policy-makers with powerful levers with which they can influence the direction of the economy in the short term. But though monetary and fiscal policy have the power to raise the rate of growth substantially in the short term by increasing the level of demand, the main contribution that macroeconomic policy can make to economic performance over the longer term is as a stabilising influence on the course of the economy.
Apart from the Liberal Democrats, whose lack of expectation of power could allow them frankly to promise higher taxation for the purpose of education, the parties substituted charge and counter-charge for serious argument about how their undertakings for health and education could be consistent with promises of lower or constant tax. Debate on relations with the European Community was equally trivialised by fear of alienating an electorate assumed to be incapable of digesting serious discussion.
The dominance of foreign ownership in certain sectors of industry and foreign-owned companies’ significant share of the total export of manufactures (put at two-fifths by Eltis and Higham43) could mean a growing vulnerability to strategic decisions made elsewhere, even if in the short term the gains in technology, investment, and particularly management were wholly to be welcomed. Labour market policies, in particular trade union reform, had made a significant contribution to industrial stability; but now, as the Government sought ‘clear blue water’ between itself and the opposition, there was danger that the inequalities in society arising from new patterns of employment and unemployment could be increased, rather than diminished, by further legislation.
Britain's Economic Performance by Tony Buxton, Paul Chapman, Paul G Chapman, Paul Temple