Jobless growth through creative destruction : Ireland's industrial development path 1972-2003
|Title:||Jobless growth through creative destruction : Ireland's industrial development path 1972-2003||Authors:||Whelan, Ciara
Walsh, Patrick P.
|Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/142||Date:||5-Dec-2007||Abstract:||We document the nature of structural changes in employment to understand “jobless” growth in Irish Manufacturing in the aftermath of EEC/EU membership, 1972-2003. By 1972, forty years of protectionism and fifteen years of export promotion induced the coexistence of large exporting plants with import competing plants within 4-digit industries. During trade liberalisation we document persistent horizontal waves of creative destruction, a decline in traditional import competing plants and an expansion in exporting plants, within each sector. This coexisted with rapid vertical waves of creative destruction in small non-exporting plants which supported exporting growth through forward vertical linkages within each sector.||Funding Details:||This paper was funded by a Government of Ireland Research Fellowship||Type of material:||Working Paper||Publisher:||UCD Geary Institute||Copyright (published version):||2008 Geary Institute||Keywords:||Manufacturing employment; Structural change; Trade liberalisation||Subject LCSH:||Manufacturing industries--Ireland
Free trade--European Union countries
|Language:||en||Status of Item:||Not peer reviewed|
|Appears in Collections:||Geary Institute Working Papers|
Politics and International Relations Research Collection
Economics Research Collection
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