What Has Ireland Learned from Austerity?

Ireland was one of several European countries to impose austerity measures during the Great Recession, slashing spending and raising taxes to address a fiscal crisis. Does Ireland’s subsequent recovery provide evidence for the effectiveness of austerity as a general policy? A new book edited by three University College Dublin faculty members assesses Ireland’s experience and its remaining challenges.

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