anti-growth

anti-growth

(1) An obsolete, nonspecific term for an agent or substance that inhibits the action of human growth hormone. 
(2) Pertaining or relating to the inhibition of human growth hormone activity.
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The revenues it seeks from businesses under a corrupt and dysfunctional institutional mechanism and anti-growth policies have caused this capitulation of the private sector.
They have not addressed anti-growth distortions that undermine the efficacy of tax systems, financial intermediation, and trade.
Much as it feels environmentally righteous to be anti-growth, it only feels so once we've moved into the neighborhood ourselves.
He said that due to anti-growth and anti-industrialization tax policies, the economic activities in the country have been slowed down whereas the purchasing power has been reduced to a few hands and thus even international financial institutions have termed that the disparity of a certain level was harmful for the economic growth.
Policy makers are criticized for being anti-growth if borrowing is made difficult, and criticized for making the debt problem worse if borrowing is made easy.
But to get too fixated to the point when we cease to be flexible and reasonable can be anti-growth.
The reliance on central banks to gin up growth has allowed governments to avoid making badly needed structural changes, such as cutting tax rates, reducing anti-growth labor laws and easing suffocating regulations, as noted in an Aug.
The opposition dubbed the budget revision cuts as anti-growth and non-patriotic.
After screening through long tedious process, when these come in the implementation phase, some desirable, anti-growth, anti-developmental elements poke their nose and try to damage the whole fabric of development programmes, he lamented.
Instead of pro-growth policies that lift up Americans' wages, the Obama administration has a bad habit of hoping wages will magically rise through coercive, anti-growth policies.
So I can understand the suspicion of those who see climate action as some sort of cover for anti-growth, anti-capitalist, proto-socialism.
Arguing that there is great economic opportunity to be grasped as the country moves to a "decarbonised" economy, he said: "This isn't anti-growth.