Further, although Japan's labor force will shrink over the long-term, the rise
in female participation in the labor force is a bright spot for income and demand growth in the medium-term.
Hence, it is likely that energy cost increases contributed significantly more to the deteriorating profitability of nonfinancial, non-energy corporations in the fourth quarter than is suggested by the energy-related rise
in total unit costs alone.
On the basis of information presented last week, Meier says the best predictions now call for a rise
of only one-third meter with a doubling of 1950 carbon dioxide levels.
And the experience of the rise
of inflation in the seventies left many thinking that high interest rates are the only cure.
Despite high levels of resource utilization, inflation and inflationary expectations had remained subdued to date, reflecting to some extent special influences like the rise
in the foreign exchange value of the dollar.
For every 1-centimeter rise
in sea level, 1 meter of sandy beach on the outer coast would erode under the incessant pounding of waves, according to the report.
Most members of the FOMC expect the rise
in the consumer price index over the four quarters of 1996 to be in the range of 3 percent to 3 1/4 percent, about 1/4 percentage point higher than they predicted last winter.
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Moreover, insofar as the Administration's numbers were predicated, in part, on the assumption that short-term interest rates would rise
modestly in 1994, the recent tightening action by the Federal Reserve does not appear to be inconsistent with the Administration's outlook.
The trend from previous quarters remains, and a continued rise
in net inflows in funds under management, together with growth in the value of funds, has resulted in an increase in fund-based fees in both unit-linked assurance and mutual funds.
New sales of unit linked assurance also continued to rise
, to SEK 11.
The Garfield Townhouse Report noted an overall rise