Ireland's “Celtic Tiger” Economy

@article{Battel2003IrelandsT,
  title={Ireland's “Celtic Tiger” Economy},
  author={R{\'o}is{\'i}n N{\'i} Mh{\'a}ille Battel},
  journal={Science, Technology, \& Human Values},
  year={2003},
  volume={28},
  pages={111 - 93}
}
  • R. Battel
  • Published 1 January 2003
  • Economics
  • Science, Technology, & Human Values
Since independence in 1922, the Irish economy has gone from being one of the poorest in Europe in the 1980s to double-figure growth rates in the 1990s, prompting comparisons with the “tiger” economies of the Pacific Rim. Opinions vary about the extent to which this growth is sustainable and whether it has alleviated poverty, increased inequality, or indeed done both. This article argues that the “Celtic tiger” in modern Ireland offers rich opportunities for multidisciplinary study of the… 

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