DP8287 The Irish Crisis

Author(s): Philip R. Lane
Publication Date: March 2011
Keyword(s): EMU, Irish crisis
JEL(s): E5, F4
Programme Areas: International Macroeconomics
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This paper has three goals. First, it seeks to explain the origins of the Irish crisis. Second, it provides an interim assessment of the Irish government?s management of the crisis. Third, it evaluates the lessons from Ireland for the macroeconomics of monetary unions.