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Economy of Ireland. Edited John OHagan, Carol Newman by J. W. OHagan

Economy of Ireland. Edited

John OHagan, Carol Newman by J. W. OHagan

Published September 1st 2011
ISBN : 9780717149735
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The changing role of the state in policy-making and the increasing importance of global and EU governance and institutions The importance of competitiveness as a major policy objective and the effect that asset prices and the banking system have onMoreThe changing role of the state in policy-making and the increasing importance of global and EU governance and institutions The importance of competitiveness as a major policy objective and the effect that asset prices and the banking system have on thisThe role of regulation, in particular the regulation of the banking sectorEnergy and the environment, in particular issues of security of supply, the importance of energy to the politics of the EU and the world, and the challenge of addressing climate change and biodiversity lossEmployment and migration challenges facing IrelandDistribution issues relating to income and wealth, including the role of social insurance and the politics of equity and redistribution, particularly with scarce resourcesThe increasing importance of outward direct investment and the challenges facing the Irish manufacturing sectorThe significance of education, both as a contributing factor to economic growth in Irelands smart economy and in terms of considerations of efficiency and equity in the delivery of servicesThe importance of the health sector and the factors to be considered in its reorganisation with regard to delivering a more efficient and equitable serviceThe importance of the food sector in terms of production, distribution and the retail and food services sectors.The eleventh edition of this extremely popular book surveys all major changes in the Irish economy in the past fifteen years, with particular emphasis on the last five years.In this new edition, the authors examine:Irelands hard landing and the prospects for a recovery in terms of economic growthThe changing role of the state in policy-making and the increasing importance of global and EU governance and institutionsThe importance of competitiveness as a major policy objective and the effect that asset prices and the banking system have on thisThe role of regulation, in particular the regulation of the banking sector Energy and the environment, in particular issues of security of supply, the importance of energy to the politics of the EU and the world, and the challenge of addressing climate change and biodiversity lossEmployment and migration challenges facing IrelandDistribution issues relating to income and wealth, including the role of social insurance and the politics of equity and redistribution, particularly with scarce resourcesThe increasing importance of outward direct investment and the challenges facing the Irish manufacturing sectorThe significance of education, both as a contributing factor to economic growth in Irelands smart economy and in terms of considerations of efficiency and equity in the delivery of servicesThe importance of the health sector and the factors to be considered in its reorganisation with regard to delivering a more efficient and equitable serviceThe importance of the food sector in terms of production, distribution and the retail and food services sectors