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Economic Forecast Summary (December 2021)

Underpinned by continued export buoyancy in multinational dominated sectors and a rebound in domestic activity, growth is surging in 2021 to 15.2%, before gradually easing in 2022 to 5.7% and 3.9% in 2023. The unwinding of households’ large pandemic-related excess savings will support consumer spending, as will the projected labour market recovery. Improving confidence foreshadows robust domestic investment.

Reform Priorities (April 2021)

Going for Growth 2021 - Ireland

Improving activation and training policies is a top policy priority, as the pandemic especially affected sectors where many with weaker labour market attachment work. This can also help meet firms’ demand for skills. Reforming the tax and welfare system to remove high effective tax rates will boost participation and employment.

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2021 Structural Reform Priorities

  • Labour market: Improve labour force participation and employment
  • Housing: Boost housing supply and reform support
  • Competition and regulation: Ease barriers to entry and boost competition
  • Healthcare: Expand coverage and ensure cost containment
  • Environmental policy: Use economic instruments to address climate change and local pollution


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