TREASURY OCCASIONAL PAPERS
Treasury Occasional Papers are based on internal working papers and written to inform policy
discussions. The papers are being released as part of the Open Government initiative.
Responsibility for these papers rests with the authors. The views expressed do not necessarily
coincide with those of HM Treasury. Information on how to obtain hard copies of the papers is provided beneath the index.
- TOP- EMU Convergence and Timing This paper has been made available under the Open Government Code of Practice on Access to Government Information in response to a request to see the 'facts and analysis' behind the Cabinet decision of 23 January. Published: March 1997.
- TOP8 Overseas Investment and the UK - explanations, policy implications, facts and figures. The purpose of this paper is to provide the background to the UK's role and interest in the international economic arena. In doing this it examines how the UK's involvement in overseas investment came about and the implications for UK policy. Published: June 1996.
- TOP7 Invisible Earnings: The UK's Hidden Strength. This publication looks at invisible earnings, examining how the UK fares in this important but often overlooked area. Published: June 1996.
- TOP6 Received Wisdom (Economic issues examined by the Panel of Independent Forecasters) The articles in this occasional paper are the special topic sections of reports submitted by the Panel of Independent Forecasters to the Chancellor from 1993 to 1995. Published: January 1996.
- TOP5 Managing the
Nation's economy - the conduct of monetary and fiscal policy. A speech by Sir Terence
Burns, the Treasury's Permanent Secretary, at the Annual Lecture of the South Bank Business
School, South Bank University. Published: January 1996.
- TOP4 Public finances and the cycle. (Summary.) This paper
updates an earlier analysis published in Treasury Bulletin (Vol 2 Issue 1 1990-91) on the
effects of the cycle on the public finances. Published: September 1995.
- TOP3 What has been happening to pay in the Public
Service sector of the British economy? Developments over the period from 1970 to 1992. (Summary.)
This paper examines public sector pay trends in-depth. Published: July 1995.
- TOP2 Does Chinese experience provide lessons for
economic reform in Russia? (Summary.) This paper considers what lessons for Russia are provided
by the Chinese experience of economic change. Published: October 1994.
- TOP1 Civil Service Staffing 1979-1994 (Summary.) This
paper looks at Government policy, Public and Civil Service employment, along with the
work and structure of the Civil Service. Published: October 1994.
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