Job Generation and Regional Industrial Policy in Ireland

@inproceedings{Tumelty1999JobGA,
  title={Job Generation and Regional Industrial Policy in Ireland},
  author={Finbarr Tumelty},
  year={1999}
}
  • Finbarr Tumelty
  • Published 1999
Irish industrial policy explicitly encouraged job generation in certain “designated” areas via, amongst other things, preferential grant treatment, job targets and the building of advance factories in the IDA’s (Industrial Development Authority) regional industrial plans of 1973-1977 and 1978-1982. To assess the impact of these regional plans, this paper compares the employment performance of the designated and the non-designated areas in Ireland since 1972 by employing the job flow methodology… CONTINUE READING

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