TITLE

Summary

AUTHOR(S)
Duffy, David; Durkan, Joseph; O'Sullivan, Cormac
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Quarterly Economic Commentary;Winter2011 -Spring2012, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides an overview of the euro zone economy. Factors leading to recession are identified to be the austerity measures and the policy uncertainty on investment, consumer spending and employment. The state of its banking system is attributed to the write-down of the Greek debt. Its overall picture is compared with the U.S. economy that is performing better than expected. Focus is given to the performance of the Irish economy as well as on forecasts for 2013.
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79350658

 

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