incomes policy

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incomes policy

n
(Economics) See prices and incomes policy

incomes policy

A government policy of keeping wage increases under control in order to reduce or prevent inflation.
Translations

incomes policy

npolitica dei redditi
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Wage inflation caused price inflation, but the calamitous 50 million death toll across Europe eroded respect for authority, so prices and incomes policies got two fingers.
The relatively modest reaction to the large external shocks reflects the authorities' effective policy response-floating exchange rate, banking system liquidity support and capital injections, and limited fiscal stimulus coupled with restrictive incomes policies," the IMF said on the conclusion of the 2017 Article IV consultation with Russia.
Keynesian and post-Keynesian controversies since then concern the status of cycles, crises, incomes distribution and incomes policies (pp.
In contrast, Harcourt favours the now out-of-favour incomes policies where money incomes are adjusted for inflation and overall productivity growth.
Alongside radical tax reforms, the abandonment of exchange controls and prices and incomes policies, the introduction of Right to Buy, a major overhaul of industrial relations law and the world's first privatisation programme, Margaret Thatcher also led a significant programme of Civil Service reform.
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These reviews supported current retirement incomes policies and limited their proposals to reducing waste or excessive inequality.
And while an income policy for the fat cats may be quite appealing to most of us, economic history would suggest that incomes policies and wage controls do not work.
She attacked all aspects of the consensus: redistribution, union power, the control of unemployment, incomes policies, the 'sanctity' of council flats remaining in the subsidised sector, state intervention and even wholesale state ownership--all these mantras were overturned.
Who would have thought at the time that industrial upheaval in the face of prices and incomes policies and the Industrial Relations Act, the Three Day Week, striking miners and the Cod War would later be remembered a halcyon period of social peace and an economic golden age?
Aside from a brief narrative of the period 1933 to 1945, Wrigley takes a thematic approach, with chapters on trade union development, strikes, incomes policies, and trade union legislation.
And the loss of monetary policy independence that would come from joining the Exchange Rate Mechanism II (ERM II) would further enhance the relative importance of other macro-economic policies, such as fiscal and incomes policies.