Economic Structure and Context: Demographics and Labor Markets

November 2011
Ireland Country Monitor;Nov2011, p22
Country Report
The article offers information on the economic context and structure of Ireland, focusing on the labor markets and demographics. It states that the country's economic growth before the 2008/2009 recession has resulted into labor market tightening and increasing employment. It says that the labor-force participation has been tried to be boosted through education programs and tax system restructuring. It adds that Ireland's labor market performance has been affected by the recession.


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