Ireland

Economic Survey of Ireland 2018

 

 

 

 

Executive Summary, Assessment & Recommendations, Overview

 

How do you improve the durability of a Celtic Tiger? Blog post

 

Unblocking the productivity potential of local businesses in Ireland, Blog post

 

Download the presentation, PDF

 

Remarks by Angel Gurría, OECD Secretary-General

 

Press release

 

 

 

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The unemployment rate has declined rapidly, leading to pick-up in wage growth in some sectors. 

GDP growth is expected to be 2½ per cent in 2019

   

Public finances have improved noticeably, but government debt remains high and tax receipts have become more subject to volatility. 

While non-performing loans on bank balance sheets have declined by around 60% from their peak, the stock remains high.

   

Further reading:

Ireland: Structural reform priorities

Ireland: Economic forecast

Ireland: Blog Posts

 

OECD Economic Surveys: Ireland 2018

For further information please contact the Ireland Desk at the OECD Economics Department at eco.survey@oecd.org.

The Secretariat’s draft report was prepared for the Committee by Ben Westmore and Yosuke Jin under the supervision of Pierre Beynet. Statistical research assistance was provided by Paula Adamczyk and editorial assistance by Heloise Wickramanayake

 

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