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  • adj. Tending to cause contraction.
  • adj. Tending to reduce the size of the money supply.


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contraction +‎ -ary


  • And while Washington's budget can hardly be called contractionary, the pols have reduced federal aid to states and local governments enough to force them to cut spending and lay off thousands of workers, since the law requires that they run balanced budgets. - Software Industry News

  • "The point of giving these crisis loans is to help countries avert those kind of contractionary policies, not to demand them as a condition on the loans," according to Weissman.

    OpEdNews - Diary: Subject: Global Financial Crisis

  • The British pound is steady as the January construction PMI rose to 48.6 but still remained in 'contractionary' territory.

  • Britain's economy has worst slump for 90 years economy performed marginally better than expected in the third quarter, according to official statistics published yesterday, but the revised figures still confounded ESRI REPORT: �ESRI says cumulative value of adjustments is Euro13bn THE RECENT Budget was not the most "contractionary" in modern - Business News

  • Recessions are "contractionary" periods, that force us to get more conscious about money and our spending, get rid of waste and conserve our resources where most needed.

    Business Know-How Newsletter. Ideas to market and manage small businesses.

  • "contractionary" measure will hurt the recovery and put more pressure on the government to continue spending, it notes. RSS Feed

  • Their current monetary policy is too contractionary for every single member of the eurozone.

    Matthew Yglesias » Fringe Europe’s Got a Hard Time Coming

  • Raising the interest rate on excess reserves from 0.25 percent to 0.5 percent or .75 percent or 1 percent would have a contractionary impact and help curb inflation if this becomes a problem in the future.

    Matthew Yglesias » Excess Reserves

  • As a result, developed country central bankers are going to suddenly stop caring about core inflation and start using rising energy costs as a reason to inflict contractionary policies on the population.

    Matthew Yglesias » Deflation

  • And now the Fed has started taking small contractionary steps.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Fed Tightens


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