OECD Economic Survey of Ireland launches Thursday 8 March 2018


02/03/2018 - The latest OECD Economic Survey of Ireland, to be published on Thursday 8 March,analyses the factors behind the country’s robust economic recovery as well as the challenges it faces maintaining strong growth amidst high levels of uncertainty. The Survey proposes policies for improving the stability of public finances and the financial system. It also discusses how to create the conditions for sustained productivity growth and improvements to well-being.


The Survey will be available to registered journalists on the OECD's password-protected website at 09:00 GMT (10:00 CET) on Thursday 8 March for immediate release.


OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría will present the Survey in Dublin during a press conference with Minister for Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform Paschal Donohoe, startingat 8:45 local time, at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel (8 Golden Lane, Dublin).


An Overview of the Economic Survey, with the main conclusions, will be freely accessible on the OECD’s web site at: You are invited to include this Internet link in reports on the Survey.


For further information on the press conference, journalists should contact Aidan Murphy, communications officer in the Department of Finance (+353 1 604 5819).

For further information on the Economic Survey of Ireland, contact Lawrence Speer (+33 1 4524 7970) in the OECD Media Office (+33 1 4524 9700).

Journalists will be allowed advance access to the electronic version of the Economic Survey of Ireland, by e-mail and under embargo, the day before release.

The Survey will be sent by e-mail on request only. In asking to receive the Survey under embargo, journalists undertake to respect the OECD’s embargo procedures. Requests to receive the Survey by e-mail under embargo should be sent to


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