Economic outlook, analysis and forecasts


  • Global Economic Outlook and Interim Economic Outlook

    In this Economic Outlook the global economy is set to grow by only 3.3 per cent in 2017. Without comprehensive, coherent and collective action, disappointing and sluggish growth will persist, making it increasingly difficult to make good on promises to current and future generations.

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  • The Economic Consequences of Brexit: A Taxing Decision

    A UK exit (Brexit) would be a major negative shock to the UK economy, with economic fallout in the rest of the OECD, particularly other European countries.

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  • Economic Survey of Ireland 2015

    The Irish economy grew by 5.2% in 2014 and is expected to continue growing strongly. The recovery has broadened to the domestic economy and employment is expanding briskly. The main risks to the outlook are a slowdown in trading partner growth and further financial turmoil in the Eurozone.

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