Purchased development: the Irish Republic's export oriented development strategy

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Lit, 2004 - Business & Economics - 154 pages
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This book analyzes and questions the much-celebrated success of the Irish development strategy. The Republic of Ireland has followed an export-oriented development path, relying on foreign direct investment as its main engine of development. However, this strategy has led to growing industrial, social and developmental polarization despite the impressive overall growth figures. Growth has been driven primarily by the investments of multinational companies.

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Contents

The Impact of TNC Dependent Development 99
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Introduction
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The Sources of Irish Growth
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About the author (2004)

Philipp Fink is researcher at Leipzig University, Germany.