double-dip recession


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double-dip recession

(dŭb′əl-dĭp′)
n.
A recession characterized by a brief intermediate period of economic recovery.
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Recently in this journal, Eisenbeis and Kautman (Atlantic Economic Journal, 2016) referred to the double-dip recession that began in 1980 and ended in the fourth quarter of 1982 While it is rather common to consider the macroeconomic experience of the United States during the early 1980s as a double-dip recession, that is not the characterization offered by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).
On Thursday, Britain's Office for National Statistics did just that, now saying the country did not experience a double-dip recession in the first months of last year.
BRITAIN'S double-dip recession could be erased from history tomorrow when official figures show the state of the economy.
BRITAIN'S double-dip recession could be erased from history this week when official figures show the state of the economy.
Last year, ministers declared the double-dip recession was over after official figures showed our economy grew by 0.9 per cent in the three months to the end of September 2012.
Despite the news, Britain -- a member of the European Union but not the eurozone -- still powered out of its longest double-dip recession since the 1950s between July and September.
The decline adds to the recent flow of disappointing numbers for the UK economy at the start of the fourth quarter and bodes ill for GDP after a rise of 1% in the autumn ended the longest double-dip recession since the 1950s.
I DID warn Slasher, our part-time Chancellor, so many times that his plans to cut debts would push us into a double-dip recession.
Despite the economy lapsing into a double-dip recession in 2012 fewer manufacturing firms have entered into administration this year, thanks in part to a 30% increase in Yorkshire exports to Asia over the past 12 months.
Summary: The UK climbed out of the double-dip recession between July and September, GDP figures show today.
HOPES that the economy has emerged from the double-dip recession have been boosted by a survey that shows an improvement in the outlook for manufacturers.
Gordon Fowlis, of Your Move estate agents, said: "It's been easier for buyers to access mortgages and, given we're in a double-dip recession, it augurs well."