Archived — Discussion Paper Number 12, The Irish Economic Boom: Facts, Causes and Lessons, May 2002
Strategic Policy Sector
Economic Research and Policy Analysis Branch
This paper examines Ireland's phenomenal economic boom in the 1990s. It reviews Ireland's economic success in the 1990s, both the overall growth and long-term productivity performance, as well as short-term employment record; and tries to determine the factors behind the long-term productivity boom and the short-term employment boom. This study also offers policy suggestions to Canada for achieving similar economic success to that of Ireland.
Catalogue number: C21-25/12-2002
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