Posts Tagged ‘Irish economy’

CSO Quarterly National Accounts Q1 2010

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Wednesday, June 30th, 2010

The CSO released the latest Quarterly National Accounts covering the first quarter of 2010. While seasonally adjusted GDP is up by 2.7% on the previous quarter, GNP is down by 0.5% (net factor outflows were up 11%on the previous quarter) . Compared to the same quarter in 2009 GDP was down by 0.7% and GNP was 4.2% lower. Exports are up compared both to the previous quarter and the same quarter a year ago. Building and construction has continued to contract significantly (-16.3%) while other industry has done very well (+11.6% for Industry including Building and Construction).

The Very Bad Luck of the Irish / Irish Miracle – or Mirage?

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Thursday, May 20th, 2010

Peter Boone and Simon Johnson turn their attention to the Irish economy in this Baseline Scenario article (also published in an edited form as “Irish Miracle – or Mirage?” on the NYT Economix blog).

2009 GNP: -11.3%; 2009 GDP: -7.1%; 2009 CA/GDP: -2.8%

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Thursday, March 25th, 2010

More releases from the CSO:

The latest national accounts release shows the scale of the contraction in 2009, with national income falling far more than the decline in production (the foreign-owned firms doing better than domestic firms).

The BOP release shows that the current account deficit has narrowed to 2.8% of GDP.

Honohan on the Economy, Banks and the Job Market

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Tuesday, February 9th, 2010

Governor Honohan delivered a speech to the Trinity College Alumni Career Network this morning: you can read it here.

Domestic Demand Doomed Ireland

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Tuesday, December 15th, 2009

The Financial Times continues its alliterative series on Ireland by publishing my letter responding to last Friday’s “Debtors in Dublin” editorial.

Ireland: Confronting the Problem

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Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

The opinion of the economics team at Goldman Sachs is important in shaping market views of the Irish economy and the Irish fiscal position:  see here for the latest briefing note by Kevin Daly.

New DKM Report on Irish Economy

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Friday, September 11th, 2009

This report includes an article on NAMA by Brendan Dowling.

Ireland in Recession: FT Analysis

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Monday, August 31st, 2009

John Murray Brown analyses the set of policy challenges facing the government in the Analysis page of today’s FT: you can read it here.

Growing the Economy

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Tuesday, June 16th, 2009

The trade union UNITE has released its recommendations for economic recovery here.

Ireland in Comparative Perspective

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Sunday, April 12th, 2009

Peter Sutherland has an op-ed in Monday’s FT: you can read it here.

The View from the Brokers

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Thursday, April 2nd, 2009

Davy, Goodbody and NCB have collaborated on this joint report on the Irish economy: you can download it here.

Greenspan on Irish Economic Recovery

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Thursday, March 26th, 2009

Ronald Greenspan of FTI presented this paper to a Dublin conference this morning, with Brian Cowen in the audience:FTIgreenspandublin


The Economist on Ireland

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Thursday, March 19th, 2009

This week’s edition carries an analysis of the Irish economy: you can read it here.

St Patrick’s Day Profile of Irish Economy on Bloomberg Radio

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Wednesday, March 18th, 2009

Click here to listen to the Bloomberg interview with Patrick Honohan.