Publications & Documents


  • 9-February-2015

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    Going for growth 2015 - Ireland

    This country note from Going for Growth 2015 for Ireland identifies and assesses progress made on key reforms to boost long-term growth, improve competitiveness and productivity and create jobs.

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  • 16-January-2015

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    Ireland: On the path to recovery, by Enda Kenny

    After three years of sacrifice, hard work and difficult reform, Ireland has fought its way out of the depths of the financial crisis to become one of the fastest-growing economies in Europe and one of the best countries in the world in which to do business.

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  • 15-January-2015

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    OECD Institutional Investors Statistics 2014

    Institutional investors (investment funds, insurance companies and pension funds) are major collectors of savings and suppliers of funds to financial markets. Their role as financial intermediaries and their impact on investment strategies have grown significantly over recent years along with deregulation and globalisation of financial markets.

    This publication provides a unique set of statistics that reflect the level and

  • 10-December-2014

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    Key findings for Ireland: OECD Revenue Statistics and Consumption Tax Trends 2014

    The tax burden in Ireland increased by 1 percentage point from 27.3% to 28.3% in 2013. The corresponding figure for the OECD average was an increase of 0.4 percentage points from 33.7% to 34.1%. The Irish standard VAT rate is 23%, which is well above the OECD average. The average VAT/GST standard rate in the OECD was 19.1% on 1 January 2014.

  • 3-December-2014

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    Health at a Glance: Europe 2014 - Briefing Note for Ireland

    Despite cuts in recent years, health spending as a share of GDP in Ireland remains slightly higher than the EU average and pharmaceutical spending in particular remains relatively high.

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  • 2-December-2014

    English

    OECD Development Co-operation Peer Reviews: Ireland 2014

    The OECD’s Development Assistance Committee (DAC) conducts periodic reviews of the individual development co-operation efforts of DAC members. This peer review of Ireland reviews its development policies and programmes. It assesses not just the performance of its development co-operation agency, but also policy and implementation. It takes an integrated, system-wide perspective on the development co-operation and humanitarian

  • 2-December-2014

    English

    Ireland focusing its development aid on neediest countries, says OECD

    Ireland is one of the best performing donors when it comes to directing its development aid to the world’s neediest countries, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 2-December-2014

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    Ireland - DAC Peer Review of Development Co-operation, 2014

    Ireland is one the best performing donors when it comes to directing its development aid to the world’s neediest countries, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 1-December-2014

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    Key findings on migration in Ireland 2014

    Overall immigration registration permissions remained largely stable in 2012 with 157 800 certificates issued.

  • 19-November-2014

    English

    Job Creation and Local Economic Development in Ireland

    This publication highlights new evidence on policies to support job creation, bringing together the latest research on labour market, entrepreneurship and local economic development policy to help governments support job creation in the recovery. It also includes a set of country pages featuring, among other things, new data on skills supply and demand at the level of smaller OECD regions (TL3).

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