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A Tale of Two Clusters: The Evolution of Ireland's Economic Complexity since 1995

  title={A Tale of Two Clusters: The Evolution of Ireland's Economic Complexity since 1995},
  author={Neave O’Clery},
  journal={Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland},
  • N. O’Clery
  • Published 2016
  • Economics
  • Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Abstract This paper characterizes the evolution of the manufacturing and industrial export structure of Ireland since 1995 within the framework of Economic Complexity and the Product Space. We observe a high level of specialisation in Ireland's export structure, coupled with high income per capita as compared to the complexity level of its industrial activities (as captured by its Economic Complexity Index). We identify a dual structure within the economy, with domestic and foreign-owned… Expand
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