Ireland needs to prepare itself to meet rising pressures on public finances from an ageing population and significant external risks such as new EU-UK trade barriers post Brexit. Another important development could be future changes to the international tax rules.
Ireland has bounced back from a painful crisis to become one of the OECD’s fastest growing economies. Sound policies have been key, as have strong inward investment in innovative industries such as pharmaceuticals, medical devices and IT. How can the domestic economy capitalise more fully on this investment surge and help Ireland stay at the cutting edge of the globalisation wave?
This document sets out when Ireland joined the OECD, what its permanent delegation does, and the benefits of OECD membership.