Politics and markets in the Irish “Celtic Tiger” experience : choice, chance, or coincidence?

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dc.contributor.author Hardiman, Niamh
dc.date.accessioned 2010-02-05T15:20:07Z
dc.date.available 2010-02-05T15:20:07Z
dc.date.issued 2003-11
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/1828
dc.description.abstract Ireland's rate of growth and employment creation during the 1990s far outstripped performance in the rest of the OECD. To what degree is this attributable to chance fluctuations in the international economy, the coincidental alignment of Irish politics and institutions with international economic conditions, or deliberate policy choice? Two policy areas are chosen for particular attention, industrial development strategy, and social partnership arrangements. A case is made for the importance of politics, above and beyond market conditions and institutional appropriateness. The viability of the “Celtic Tiger” model is considered, and its relevance for the EU accession states of Central Europe and the Baltic states is assessed. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher University College Dublin. Institute for the Study of Social Change en
dc.relation.ispartofseries ISSC Discussion Paper Series en
dc.relation.ispartofseries WP2003/14 en
dc.subject Ireland en
dc.subject Celtic Tiger en
dc.subject Small open economies en
dc.subject Social partnership en
dc.subject Industrial policy en
dc.subject European Union en
dc.subject East-Central Europe en
dc.subject.lcsh Ireland--Economic conditions--20th century en
dc.subject.lcsh Ireland--Economic policy en
dc.subject.lcsh Economic development--Ireland en
dc.title Politics and markets in the Irish “Celtic Tiger” experience : choice, chance, or coincidence? en
dc.type Working Paper en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.internal.webversions http://www.ucd.ie/geary/static/publications/workingpapers/isscwp200314.pdf en
dc.status Not peer reviewed en
dc.neeo.contributor Hardiman|Niamh|aut| en

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