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Economics Europe

Celtic Tiger’s Hunt for Territory

Since partition in 1921, the Irish border has economically, politically, and culturally divided the island. Despite this, cross-border relationships have formed and evolved. Governments have a strong hand in promoting or denouncing said evolution, with development funds and projects historically being the most effective and visible means. However, as Brexit disrupts the status quo, private funds are gaining influence over the cross-border relationship. This article will analyze the implications of economic fluctuations on Northern Ireland’s political stability and the subsequent ramifications for British politics.

Economics International

Looking towards Ireland to forecast Trump’s tax plan

In a GRI Guest Post, Winthrop Rodgers explores what Ireland’s economy can indicate about U.S. Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump’s tax plan.

Economics Europe

Ireland has limited lessons for Greece’s recovery

Despite being the poster child of post-crisis reform, Ireland’s economic policy only has limited usefulness in solving the Greece’s economic crisis.  In response to Greece’s more combative approach to its bailout

Economics Europe

Mixed prospects loom for Ireland’s economy

Ireland was the EU and IMF’s poster boy during the Euro crisis bailouts, but five years on, the Emerald Isle has not been rewarded for good economic behavior. When I moved to

Economics Europe

Abolishing Ireland’s Senate may aid economic recovery

The current public focal point of the Irish government’s political and economic reform is the upcoming October 4th referendum on whether or not to abolish the Irish Senate, known more