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Education, Demographics and the Irish Economic Miracle

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  • Hamilton, Rob

    (Central Bank of Ireland)

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This paper considers how changes in the educational and age composition of the Irish population between 1994 and 2003 affected unemployment and the supply potential of the economy.

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  • Hamilton, Rob, 2005. "Education, Demographics and the Irish Economic Miracle," Quarterly Bulletin Articles, Central Bank of Ireland, pages 103-130, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:cbi:qtbart:y:2005:m:05:p:103-130
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    1. Mary J. Keeney, 2010. "A Quality Adjusted Measure of Labour Services for Ireland," The Economic and Social Review, Economic and Social Studies, vol. 41(2), pages 149-172.

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