Is Britain Heading for a Thirty Year Slump? A Critical Study
In this study we try to explore the impact of recession in UK. The main focus of the research is on “Britain heading for a thirty year slump” and its relation with the global economy. This research also analyzes many aspects of recession in UK and tries to gauge its effect on different areas of society and on the economy as a whole. Finally the research describes various factors which are responsible for this economic breakdown and tries to explore the recommendations to overcome the overall effect of recession in the UK in coming thirty years span.
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Figure 1: UK Intereѕt Rate Forecaѕt 2009 8
Figure 2: LIBOR 8
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