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The Irish economy: Three strikes and you’re out?

Mac An Bhaird, Ciarán and Gurdgiev, Constantin and Lucey, Brian and Roche-Kelly, Lorcan (2011) The Irish economy: Three strikes and you’re out? Panoeconomicus, 58 (1). pp. 19-41. ISSN 2217-2386

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We examine the three interlinked Irish crises : the competitiveness, fiscal and banking crises, showing how all three combined to lay a lethal trap for Ireland. Starting from a point of economic balance, a series of poor government decisions led to the country once dubbed the “Celtic tiger” become the second eurozone state after Greece to seek a bailout, with the EFSF/IMF intervening in late 2010.

Item Type:Article (Published)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Debt; Banking; Bond yields
Subjects:Business > Finance
Business > Managerial economics
Business > Economic policy
Business > Commerce
Business > Economics
DCU Faculties and Centres:DCU Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Science > Fiontar
Publisher:Economists' Association of Vojvodina
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Copyright Information:© 2011 Economists' Association of Vojvodina
Use License:This item is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-Share Alike 3.0 License. View License
ID Code:20868
Deposited On:14 Oct 2015 11:45 by Ciaran MacAnbhaird. Last Modified 23 Feb 2017 09:55

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