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How good is our export performance?

Rory O'Farrell 23/12/2010

Rory O'Farrell: The government's policy (its probably overly generous to call it a policy, more the rationale give for their various mistakes) is to increase employment through exports. The government is going all out to promote the idea that exports are booming, (for example, look here). Unfortunately, the truth is different. The latest data from …



Ireland's forgotten deficit

Rory O'Farrell 12/11/2010

Rory O'Farrell: What is the bottom line for the Irish economy? It is well known that the economic bubble was inflated by borrowed money, largely in …

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