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A factor which increases the momentum of a boom or slump in an economy, so that a small change in demand, for example, may lead to a greater industrial growth (or decline). Mehta and Theodore's study (in L. Simmons, ed. 2004) of ‘temping’ agencies as ‘accelerators of churning in low-wage labour markets’ is an interesting example.

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