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Ireland :, Selected Issues

This Selected Issues paper outlines some of the technical issues associated with implementation of European Union (EU) fiscal rules in Ireland. Ireland is expected to exit the Excessive Deficit Procedure in 2015. From a peak of 13.3 percent of GDP in 2010, the overall deficit was brought down to an estimated 3.9 percent of GDP in 2014. In this paper, EU fiscal rule framework is discussed in more detail. Technical challenges in estimating potential output in Ireland, and some options to address these challenges are also outlined
Table Of Contents
Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; ANNEX; BOXES; BOX; TECHNICAL CHALLENGES IN IMPLEMENTING EU FISCAL RULES IN IRELAND; A. Introduction; B. EU Fiscal Rules and Compliance Assessments; 1. Contract Manufacturing and Trade Performance in 2014; C. Technical Challenges in Estimating Potential Output in Ireland; 2. Potential GDP and Output Gap Estimates for Ireland; D. Potential Approaches to Manage Technical Challenges; 3. Estimating the Output Gap Excluding Sectors Dominated by MNEs; I. Tax Revenues and GDP Excluding Sectors Dominated by MNEs; References
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non fiction
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1 online resource (66 p.)
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