Irish economic growth, 1945-1988
|Title:||Irish economic growth, 1945-1988||Authors:||Ó Gráda, Cormac
O'Rourke, Kevin H.
|Permanent link:||http://hdl.handle.net/10197/1948||Date:||Oct-1993||Abstract:||The paper reviews the economic performance of the Republic of Ireland since 1945. Its focus is comparative; Ireland's record is assessed against the evidence in OECD and Penn Mark V data sets for a 'convergence club' of European economies, and is found wanting. The comparison confirms that the 1950s were a particularly bleak decade for Ireland but, more surprisingly, Ireland also performed less well than predicted by convergence criteria in both 1960-1973 and 1973-1988. The paper then assesses a range of explanations for this poor performance.||Funding Details:||Not applicable||Type of material:||Working Paper||Publisher:||University College Dublin. School of Economics||Keywords:||Economic growth; Convergence; Ireland||Subject LCSH:||Ireland--Economic conditions--20th century
|Language:||en||Status of Item:||Not peer reviewed|
|Appears in Collections:||Economics Working Papers & Policy Papers|
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