Coping with Recession: UK Company Performance in Adversity

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Cambridge University Press, Oct 2, 1997 - Business & Economics - 198 pages
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The main issues examined in the book are: what makes companies vulnerable to recessionary pressures?; how do companies typically respond to these pressures?; how have recessionary pressures been transmitted back into labour markets, what kinds of institutional changes have they induced? and, finally, do recessionary pressures stimulate innovative activity. Having surveyed more than 600 of the U.K's leading companies, and making innovative use of micro-economic analysis the authors are able to provide the most comprehensive answers yet, to this contentious area of economic debate.
 

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Richard Dickens is Senior Lecturer/Research Fellow at Queen Mary, University of London.
Paul Gregg is Reader in Economics, University of Bristol and member of the Council of Economic Advisors at H.M. Treasury.
Jonathan Wadsworth is Lecturer in Economics, Royal Holloway.

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