The importance of structural change in industry for growth

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Show simple item record Whelan, Ciara Walsh, Patrick P. 2008-05-15T09:06:05Z 2008-05-15T09:06:05Z 2000, Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland 2000
dc.identifier.citation Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
dc.identifier.issn 0081-4776
dc.description.abstract The paper documents ongoing job creation and job destruction within 3- digit Irish manufacturing sectors over the period 1973 to 1994. Within sectors of low-technology manufacturing, this was due to the gradual development of historical export product lines and gradual decline in historical domestic oriented production. In contrast, the structural change in jobs within sectors of hightechnology manufacturing resulted from the gradual accumulation of foreign capital with new export product lines and a phasing out of inefficient import substituting industry. Ireland’s industrial performance is shown to be an outcome of such path dependent structural change.
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
dc.subject Manufacturing
dc.subject Intra-sector structural change
dc.subject Trade liberalisation
dc.subject.classification O30
dc.subject.classification L20
dc.subject.lcsh Manufacturing industries--Ireland
dc.subject.lcsh Labor market--Ireland
dc.title The importance of structural change in industry for growth en
dc.type Journal Article en
dc.internal.authorurl Ciara Whelan (web page) en
dc.internal.authorurl en
dc.internal.authorurl Patrick P. Walsh (web page) en
dc.internal.authorurl en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Ciara Whelan - Email:; Tel: 353 1 716 8509 en
dc.internal.authorcontactother Patrick P.Walsh - Email:; Tel: 353 1 7168435 en
dc.internal.authorid UCD0025 en
dc.internal.authorid UCD0027 en
dc.internal.availability Full text available
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.identifier.volume 29
dc.identifier.startpage 1
dc.identifier.endpage 32
dc.neeo.contributor Walsh|Patrick P.|aut|UCD0027
dc.neeo.contributor Whelan|Ciara|aut|UCD0025

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