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Brexit in Numbers for Ireland

Paul Sweeney 07/12/2016

The CSO has published a useful paper on what the exit of the United Kingdom from the European Union will mean for Ireland. We have seen that there will be some advantages with the exit of the British in a recent blog by Prof James Wickham, though overall the impact will be negative on the economy.  European social cohesion and corporate …



Internal devaluation in the Eurozone

Tom McDonnell 09/08/2012

Tom McDonnell: Ronald Janssen explores the impact of falling wage costs in the Eurozone periphery here. He argues that export revival has not been …

Ireland: export boom or import bust?

21/10/2011

Merijn Knibbe has an interesting post here on the Real World Economics Review blog - thanks to Michael Burke for the hat-tip.

Enclave-led recovery

Michael Taft 20/07/2011

Michael Taft:The Enterprise Minister was extremely upbeat about the recent CSO report that the trade surplus had grown. Mind you, it was not due to …

Economists on Ireland's export performance - more sad stories

Proinnsias Breathnach 16/02/2011

Proinnsias Breathnach: One thing that has always struck me about Irish economists is that, despite the importance of foreign direct investment and …

Breaking our arms

Michael Taft 06/01/2011

Michael Taft: Before we break our arms from patting ourselves on the back over our export growth, let’s take a fact break. Clearly, Irish exports …

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 …

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