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Cost Competitiveness and Export Performance of the Irish Economy

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  • O'Brien, Derry

    (Central Bank of Ireland)

  • Scally, John

    (Central Bank of Ireland)

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    In this article, the relationship between cost competitiveness and export performance is examined with a view to exploring the usefulness of competitiveness indicators as policy tools.

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    Article provided by Central Bank of Ireland in its journal Quarterly Bulletin Articles.

    Volume (Year): (2012)
    Issue (Month): (July)
    Pages: 86-102

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    Handle: RePEc:cbi:qtbart:y:2012:m:07:p:86-102

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