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Ireland’s

Transformation


   An Insight

    Paul Haran UCD Dublin
  Caribbean Council Nov. 2007
Background

Demographic

Political

Economic


               Paul Haran UCD Dublin
             Caribbean Council Nov. 20...
Demographic Context
Population Decline

Migration Trends

Birth Rates

Participation Rates

Dependency Ratio
Population
                                              1841-2006

7000000




6000000




5000000




4000000

         ...
Political Profile
Political Legacy – The Civil War

Isolationism/Self-Sufficiency

Internationalisation

EU Membership

Id...
Economic Profile
1970   GDP Per Capita 60% of EU Average
1987   Debt/GNP 130%
1987   U/E 17%
1987   LTU 12%
2007   GDP Per...
GDP Growth Constant Prices

14.00%
12.00%
10.00%
 8.00%
 6.00%
                                                           ...
How?
EU - Sovereignty
Social Partnership
Fiscal Policy
Education
Labour Market
Economic Infrastructure
Industrial Developm...
EU
1972
Single Market
Regulatory Infrastructure
Currency
Labour Market
Shared Experiences
Pooled Sovereignty = Real Sovere...
Social Partnership
National Economic Social Council
Membership
Crisis - 1987
Trust
Analysis of Issues/Problems
Social Part...
Fiscal Policy
Expenditure
Taxation
– Company
– Personal
– Consumption
– Capital
National Finances
EMU Rules
              ...
Education
Societal Attitude
Broad 2nd Level
Economic Focus and Responsiveness
Attainment Levels
Funding
3rd and 4th Level
...
Labour Market
Participation Rates
Gender
Migration
Protections
Labour Relations Machinery




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Economic Infrastructure
Legal
– Company/Commercial Law
– Intellectual Property
Regulatory
– Competition Authority
– Monopo...
Industrial Development
Institutions
– FDI
– Indigenous Industry
– Sectoral
Policies
– Capital/Grants
– Incubation
– Adviso...
Leadership
Political
Social Cohesion
National Pride
The Public Service
Citizens




              Paul Haran UCD Dublin
  ...
Financial Services Example
Political Leadership
Clearing House
Empowered Public Servants
Fiscal Support
Took a Chance
Lear...
Tourism
Infrastructure and Promotion
Branding Differentiation
Investment Incentives
Access/Transport
Expanding the Shoulde...
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Irelands Transformation By Paul Haran

  1. 1. Ireland’s Transformation An Insight Paul Haran UCD Dublin Caribbean Council Nov. 2007
  2. 2. Background Demographic Political Economic Paul Haran UCD Dublin Caribbean Council Nov. 2007
  3. 3. Demographic Context Population Decline Migration Trends Birth Rates Participation Rates Dependency Ratio
  4. 4. Population 1841-2006 7000000 6000000 5000000 4000000 Population 3000000 2000000 1000000 0 1841 1851 1861 1871 1881 1891 1901 1911 1921 1931 1941 1951 1961 1971 1981 1991 2001 Paul Haran UCD Dublin Caribbean Council Nov. 2007
  5. 5. Political Profile Political Legacy – The Civil War Isolationism/Self-Sufficiency Internationalisation EU Membership Identity Paul Haran UCD Dublin Caribbean Council Nov. 2007
  6. 6. Economic Profile 1970 GDP Per Capita 60% of EU Average 1987 Debt/GNP 130% 1987 U/E 17% 1987 LTU 12% 2007 GDP Per Capita 145% (2nd) 2007 Debt/GDP 25% 2007 U/E 4.5% 2007 LTU 1.4%
  7. 7. GDP Growth Constant Prices 14.00% 12.00% 10.00% 8.00% 6.00% GDP Growth 4.00% 2.00% 0.00% -2.00% 4 6 1 4 7 0 3 6 9 2 5 8 1 -4.00% 19 7 19 7 19 7 19 8 19 8 19 8 19 8 19 9 19 9 19 9 20 0 20 0 20 0 Year
  8. 8. How? EU - Sovereignty Social Partnership Fiscal Policy Education Labour Market Economic Infrastructure Industrial Development Leadership
  9. 9. EU 1972 Single Market Regulatory Infrastructure Currency Labour Market Shared Experiences Pooled Sovereignty = Real Sovereignty Fiscal Transfers Paul Haran UCD Dublin Caribbean Council Nov. 2007
  10. 10. Social Partnership National Economic Social Council Membership Crisis - 1987 Trust Analysis of Issues/Problems Social Partnership Agreements Paul Haran UCD Dublin Caribbean Council Nov. 2007
  11. 11. Fiscal Policy Expenditure Taxation – Company – Personal – Consumption – Capital National Finances EMU Rules Paul Haran UCD Dublin Caribbean Council Nov. 2007
  12. 12. Education Societal Attitude Broad 2nd Level Economic Focus and Responsiveness Attainment Levels Funding 3rd and 4th Level Research Paul Haran UCD Dublin Caribbean Council Nov. 2007
  13. 13. Labour Market Participation Rates Gender Migration Protections Labour Relations Machinery Paul Haran UCD Dublin Caribbean Council Nov. 2007
  14. 14. Economic Infrastructure Legal – Company/Commercial Law – Intellectual Property Regulatory – Competition Authority – Monopoly Regulation Competitiveness Council Agility/Responsiveness Paul Haran UCD Dublin Caribbean Council Nov. 2007
  15. 15. Industrial Development Institutions – FDI – Indigenous Industry – Sectoral Policies – Capital/Grants – Incubation – Advisory – Trade Missions/Support Paul Haran UCD Dublin Caribbean Council Nov. 2007
  16. 16. Leadership Political Social Cohesion National Pride The Public Service Citizens Paul Haran UCD Dublin Caribbean Council Nov. 2007
  17. 17. Financial Services Example Political Leadership Clearing House Empowered Public Servants Fiscal Support Took a Chance Learned Paul Haran UCD Dublin Caribbean Council Nov. 2007
  18. 18. Tourism Infrastructure and Promotion Branding Differentiation Investment Incentives Access/Transport Expanding the Shoulders Broadening the Product Range Policy Coherence Paul Haran UCD Dublin Caribbean Council Nov. 2007

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