Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 July 2013

256 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199663958

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The Fall of the Celtic Tiger

Ireland and the Euro Debt Crisis

Donal Donovan and Antoin E. Murphy

  • First comprehensive economic analysis of the fall of the Celtic Tiger
  • Tells the story of Ireland's first property market bubble seen against a backdrop of historical crashes and financial crises
  • Sets the Irish debt problem in the context of the broader Euro Debt Crisis
  • Examines the role of deregulation in promoting the view that only light touch regulation was necessary
  • Analyses the part played by banks, builders, developers, economists, the media, the public, and regulators including the EU, the ECB, the Central Bank of Ireland, and the Irish Financial Regulator