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  • Cormac Ó Gráda

    (University College Dublin)

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The paper places Ireland's current economic crisis in historical perspective. It compares it with four others since independence: those of 1934-38, 1939-45, the 1950s, and the 1980s. The present crisis is arguably the gravest of the five.

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Paper provided by School Of Economics, University College Dublin in its series Working Papers with number 201112.

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Length: 49 pages
Date of creation: 30 Jun 2011
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Handle: RePEc:ucn:wpaper:201112

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Keywords: crises; economic growth; Ireland;

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  1. Miguel Almunia & Agustín Bénétrix & Barry Eichengreen & Kevin H. O'Rourke & Gisela Rua, 2010. "From Great Depression to Great Credit Crisis: similarities, differences and lessons," Economic Policy, CEPR & CES & MSH, vol. 25, pages 219-265, 04.
  2. Gerard Caprio & Patrick Honohan, 2008. "Banking Crises," Center for Development Economics 2008-09, Department of Economics, Williams College.
  3. Patrick Honohan & Brendan Walsh, 2002. "Catching Up with the Leaders: The Irish Hare," Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, Economic Studies Program, The Brookings Institution, vol. 33(1), pages 1-78.
  4. Barry Eichengreen & Peter H. Lindert (ed.), 1992. "The International Debt Crisis in Historical Perspective," MIT Press Books, The MIT Press, edition 1, volume 1, number 0262550229, December.
  5. O'Rourke, Kevin, 1991. "Burn Everything British but their Coal: the Anglo-Irish Economic War of the 1930s," The Journal of Economic History, Cambridge University Press, vol. 51(02), pages 357-366, June.
  6. Honohan, Patrick & Donovan, Donal & Gorecki, Paul & Mottiar, Rafique, 2010. "The Irish Banking Crisis: Regulatory and Financial Stability Policy," MPRA Paper 24896, University Library of Munich, Germany.
  7. Joe Durkan, 2010. "Seán Lemass and the Nadir of Protectionism," The Economic and Social Review, Economic and Social Studies, vol. 41(3), pages 269-282.
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