CATCHING THE CELTIC TIGER BY ITS TAIL

Research, Preprint OPEN
Ferreira, Luisa; Vanhoudt, Patrick;
(2002)
  • Publisher: Luxembourg: European Investment Bank (EIB)
  • Subject: Irish growth; Foreign Direct Investment; Human Capital; High Education
    • ddc: ddc:330
      jel: jel:O40 | jel:O50 | jel:O20

The paper attempts to assess the major sources behind the exceptional Irish growth performance in the 1990s. Contrary to other Tigers, Ireland’s growth is due to efficiency gains, rather than capital deepening, but the causes for the swift growth in total factor pr... View more
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