13-December-2013

English

Getting Irish youth on the job track

Irish youth was hit hard by the crisis. New labour-market policy initiatives have been introduced recently, but more will be needed to limit scarring effects and keep youth connected so that they can get back to work as soon as the recovery strengthens.

15-November-2013

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From bricks to brains: increasing the contribution of knowledge-based capital to growth in Ireland

With sound framework conditions, fine universities, good infrastructure and policies friendly towards foreign direct investment, Ireland scores high in international innovation scoreboards. Overall, policies to boost innovation and entrepreneurship are on the right track, but investment in knowledge-based capital could be made a more dynamic source of growth and jobs.

3-October-2013

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Ireland's Carbon Tax and the Fiscal Crisis - Environment Working Paper No. 59

This paper describes the features of the tax, recounts the story of its interplay between fiscal adjustment and helping meet the obligations to raise taxes, and implications for competitiveness and carbon leakage, environmental effectiveness and equity issues, and draws conclusions regarding why it happened, and provides tentative insights for other countries in a similar situation.

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19-August-2013

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Transitions in and out of unemployment among young people in the Irish recession

Young people have been hit hard by unemployment during the Irish recession. While much research has been undertaken to study the effects of the recession on overall labour market dynamics, little is known about the specific effects on youth unemployment and the associated challenges.

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7-December-2011

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Structural reforms to reduce unemployment and restore competitiveness in Ireland

After a recession of historic proportions, an export-led recovery is gaining traction in Ireland. The pace of recovery, however, varies sharply across sectors.

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7-December-2011

English

Getting back on track: restoring fiscal sustainability in Ireland

Ireland’s banking crisis, one of the most severe in the OECD area, and the associated economic recession have taken a heavy toll on public finances.

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25-November-2011

English

Overcoming the banking crisis in Ireland

Ireland is recovering from an extremely large banking crisis born of over-exuberant property lending. The government has taken a wide range of measures to tackle the crisis over the past 3 years.

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12-September-2006

English

Removing Obstacles to Employment for Women in Ireland (Economics Department Working Paper 511)

This working paper offers recommendations to continue to create a more favourable environment for women who want to enter the labour market.

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15-June-2006

English

Ireland's Housing Boom: What Has Driven it and Have Prices Overshot? (Economics Department Working Paper 492)

This working paper looks at the housing market and the risks that it poses to the Irish economy.

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15-June-2006

English

Boosting Competition in Ireland (Economics Department Working Paper 491)

This working paper discusses ways to strengthen competition in order to boost productivity growth and help restrain inflation in Ireland.

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