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Economists warn against giving too much weight to monthly figures because they can be volatile. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That is what most economists expect to happen. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Most economists expect inflation to exceed growth in wages next year and possibly for longer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Some economists say the apparently high productivity of the financial sector before the crisis was a bubble fuelled by risky lending. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The economists warned us the economy would crash following the Brexit vote. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Despite the robust data, economists warned that problems were being stored up. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Most economists expect inflation to reach about 3 % this year. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Back in the 1950s economists warned that the country had become too reliant on its consumers. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Many economists expect it to peak at more than 3 % next year. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Economists warned capital controls were the obvious next step. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Economists say that rising retail prices are pushing wage deals upwards. Times, Sunday Times (2008)What do economists expect to happen in the rest of the year? Times, Sunday Times (2012)Economists say that the Government needs to take a tougher stance. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This was lower than the 0.3 per cent expected by economists. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Economists were expecting an increase of about 33 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Economists had expected the economy to have grown by 3.4 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Economists had expected it to narrow to 1.6 billion. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Economists had expected it to come in at about 3 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Economists had expected a rise of 1 per cent. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Economists do not expect a rise until 2014 at the earliest. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Economists had expected a 4 per cent rise. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Economists warn that the impact of recent floods on food prices could yet lead to an equally sharp rebound in the pace of price increases. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Most economists expect similar growth this year to last and they are not known for viewing the world through rose-tinted spectacles. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Economists warned that GDP growth could collapse if consumer confidence took a knock. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It came as economists warned Britain faced a full-blown debt crisis next year. The Sun (2009)Economists warned that worse was to come, though, as new construction projects fail to realise. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Economists also warned of widening divergence in house prices between the North and South. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Meanwhile, economists have warned that a halt in Chinese lending would rob the global economy of its only large source of liquidity. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And partly because people are not the predictable machines that politicians and economists say they are -- put in tax cuts, get votes. AUTHENTICITY: Brands, Fakes, Spin and the Lust for Real Life (2003)THE Euro will be blown apart unless leaders act to fix the debt crisis this week, economists warned yesterday. The Sun (2011)One in ten Britons could be out of work if the eurozone debt crisis takes a turn for the worse, a group of leading economists has warned. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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British English: economist /ɪˈkɒnəmɪst/ NOUN
An economist is a person who studies, teaches, or writes about economics.
- American English: economist
- Arabic: عَالِمُ اِقْتِصَاديّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: economista
- Chinese: 经济学家
- Croatian: ekonomist
- Czech: ekonom
- Danish: økonom
- Dutch: econoom
- European Spanish: economista
- Finnish: taloustieteilijä
- French: économiste
- German: Volkswirtschaftler
- Greek: οικονομολόγος
- Italian: economista
- Japanese: 経済学者
- Korean: 경제학자
- Norwegian: økonom
- Polish: ekonomista
- European Portuguese: economista
- Romanian: economist
- Russian: экономист
- Spanish: economista
- Swedish: ekonom
- Thai: นักเศรษฐศาสตร์
- Turkish: ekonomist
- Ukrainian: економіст
- Vietnamese: nhà kinh tế học
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