OUTLOOK/BOARD OF ECONOMISTS: Bowling Away the Uncertainties

Any misty uncertainties about the strength of the nation's recovery from its worst post-World War II recession have been blown away by the news of the past few months. That was the unanimous conclusion of members of TIME'S Board of Economists, who gathered in Manhattan last week to assess the prospects for the months ahead.* Their outlook: national production will grow a bit more rapidly, and rates of inflation and unemployment will come down somewhat more quickly, than they—and nearly all other experts—had foreseen earlier.

Better still, the economists no longer express...

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