Autumn Assessment: Ireland’s Covid-19 bill better than feared, thanks to the resilient services economy
The first available evidence shows that Ireland has fared better than the vast majority of other countries, and ironically, better than its nearest neighbour, the UK, which, according to comparative economic data published by the OECD has been (by far) the worst major economy affected by the pandemic to date. Sectoral data, and GDP data, including leading indicators for the Exchequer returns and monetary data, show that the Irish economy is faring remarkably well. Click here to read full article
This article appeared in the September 2020 edition.