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The Irish Economy in Transition Success, Problems, and Prospects (Contemporary Studies in Economic and Financial Analysis, V. 85)

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Written in English


  • Macroeconomics,
  • Economic policy,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Ireland,
  • General,
  • Social Science / General,
  • 1949-,
  • Congresses,
  • Economic Conditions

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ContributionsV. Munley (Editor), R. Thornton (Editor), J.R. Aronson (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages370
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8032215M
ISBN 100762309792
ISBN 109780762309795

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Summary: The transformation of Ireland from one of the poorer countries in Western Europe to one of the best performing is one of the most remarkable economic success stories in recent times. The ten papers in this collection were presented at a conference at Lehigh University in March Summary: The Republic of Ireland is one of Europe's economic star-performers in the early 21st century. The contributors to this volume examine the country's economic strengths and weaknesses and the likely direction the economy will take considering the country's infrastructure and environment. The Irish Economy in Transition por Vincent Munley, , disponible en Book Depository con envío gratis.5/5(1). 7 - The Irish Economy, – Agricultural Transition, the Communications Revolution and the Limits of Industrialisation. from Part II - Economy and Demography. By Andy Bielenberg. Edited by James Kelly, Dublin City University. General editor Thomas Bartlett, University of : Andy Bielenberg.

  The book covers the transition to protectionism and import substitution between the s and the s and the second major transition to trade liberalisation from the s. In a wider European context, the Irish experience since EEC entry in was the most extreme European example of the achievement of industrialisation through foreign.   Although it was among the nations hardest hit by the /8 economic crisis, Ireland’s economy has bounced back. The European Commission forecast in February that the Irish economy would grow by % this year, the second highest growth rate in Europe. The presentation of the Miriam Hederman O’Brien prize awarded by the Foundation for Fiscal Studies will take place on the Monday 2nd October from am in the Grafton Suite, The Westbury Hotel, Dublin The aim of the prize is to recognise outstanding original work from new contributors in the area of Irish fiscal policy, to promote the study and discussion of matters relating. Placing Ireland's transition to a knowledge economy within a global context Author(s) White, Mark C.; Grimes, Seamus Publication Date Publication Information White, Mark C., & Grimes, Seamus. (). Placing Ireland’s transition to a knowledge economy within a global context. In Philip Cooke & Andrea Piccaluga (Eds.), Regional Economies.

The economy of the Republic of Ireland is primarily a knowledge economy, focused on services into high-tech, life sciences, financial services and agribusiness including d is an open economy (6th on the Index of Economic Freedom), and ranks first for high-value foreign direct investment (FDI) flows. In the global GDP per capita tables, Ireland ranks 5th of in the IMF table Country group: Developed/Advanced, High-income . At its heart, the book seeks to explain how Ireland’s process of political economy has gone since and to offer solutions as to how public policy could be made better. In an informative review of economic policies in the Republic of Ireland, since the granting of independence to the country from British rule in , two noted Irish economists, Walsh and Leddin (), pp. 32 conclude: ' An important lesson to learn from [Irish] economic . The EU’s Single Market environment, together with decisions such as the introduction of low corporate taxes and the development of an Industrial Development Agency (IDA Ireland) to promote Ireland abroad, have enabled the new Irish economy to flourish.. It hasn’t been all plain sailing though. Ireland’s strongest period of economic growth, from the mid ‘90s to the mid ‘00s, was.