How do you improve the durability of a Celtic Tiger?

By Ben Westmore and Yosuke Jin, Ireland Desk, Economics Department The Irish economy is booming and is expected to continue expanding at healthy rates over the next few years. But as the 2018 OECD Economic Survey of Ireland highlights, the outlook is clouded with uncertainty. Brexit could have serious implications for the Irish economy given … More How do you improve the durability of a Celtic Tiger?

Unsatisfactory global growth:  A call to policy action!

    by Catherine L. Mann OECD Chief Economist and Head of the Economics Department   Welcome to the OECD Economics Department’s new ECOSCOPE blog ! Our Interim Economic Outlook launched today shows a troubling picture—world growth stuck at 3% in 2016, and only 3.3% in 2017, with substantial volatility in financial markets raising new … More Unsatisfactory global growth:  A call to policy action!