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incomes policy

a government policy to curb inflation that relies on voluntary compliance rather than on mandatory wage, price, or profit controls.
Origin of incomes policy
1955-60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • He wants a centralised incomes policy to control inflation.
  • He was a firm believer in pumping up demand with deficit spending and holding down inflation with incomes policy.
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incomes policy

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