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Research Needs of Sustainable Development. ESRI WP162. November 2004

Scott, S. (2004) Research Needs of Sustainable Development. ESRI WP162. November 2004. [Working Paper]

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    During the eighties Irish citizens became aware of a particular problem of sustainability. This was at the time when the nation was living beyond its means. Financial assets (our international balance of payments and government budget) were in the red and deteriorating, and it became evident that continuation of such behaviour was impossible. Ireland faced the prospect of growing trade deficits and government borrowing, manifesting themselves in ever higher debt interest and requiring ever higher taxes.

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    Item Type: Working Paper
    Subjects for non-EU documents: Countries > Ireland
    EU policies and themes > Policies & related activities > economic and financial affairs > general
    Subjects for EU documents: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Series and Periodicals: UNSPECIFIED
    EU Annual Reports: UNSPECIFIED
    Series: Series > Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI), Dublin > ESRI Working Papers
    Depositing User: Alyssa McDonald
    Official EU Document: No
    Language: English
    Date Deposited: 24 Sep 2018 14:22
    Number of Pages: 18
    Last Modified: 05 Mar 2019 09:16

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