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Growth recession

A growth recession is a prolonged period (more than one quarter) of significantly below trend real GDP growth. For the U.S., this would be growth in the 0-2 percent range. While an official recession usually has two quarters of negative real GDP growth, this is not required in a growth recession.
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Growth Recession

An economy in which GDP growth is occurring but unemployment is high. A growth recession can be politically complicated, as politicians either must convince the majority of people that things are going well or a minority that things are going poorly. See also: Jobless recovery.
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growth recession

An economy in which the output of goods and services slowly expands but unemployment remains high or grows.
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With the exception of India and Brazil, virtually all countries are experiencing either an outright recession or a growth recession. The rapid deterioration in growth in China coupled with further contraction in industrial output in Japan have meant that the Asian 'tigers' have been unable to quarantine their economies from the financial crisis."
This is sometimes referred to as a "growth recession."