OECD Economic Surveys: Ireland

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OECD’s periodic surveys of the Irish economy. Each edition surveys the major challenges faced by the country, evaluates the short-term outlook, and makes specific policy recommendations. Special chapters take a more detailed look at specific challenges. Extensive statistical information is included in charts and graphs.

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OECD Economic Surveys: Ireland 1997

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23 mai 1997
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This 1997 edition of OECD's periodic review of Ireland's economy examines recent economic developments, policies and prospects.  It includes a special feature on the labour market and heatlh care.

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Assessment and recommendations
I. Recent trends and prospects
Growth sustained by favourable supply-side factors...
-... as well as by buoyant high-tech exports...
-... and rapid growth of domestic demand
-As a result, the labour market has improved markedly...
-... while inflation remained subdued...
-... and the current account surplus fell
-Strong growth projected to continue over the medium term
II. The setting of macroeconomic policies
Monetary management
-Incomes policy
-The fiscal stance
-Medium-term fiscal implications of the new pay agreement
-Overall appraisal
III. Implementing the OECD Jobs Strategy
Labour market and employment performance
-Policy requirements
-Recent policy initiatives
-Assessment and scope for further action
-IV. The health care system
Main features of the system
-The performance and cost of the system
-Problems with the current system
-Improving the system: reform to date and future strategies
List of acronyms
Statistical annex and structural indicators

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