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Greek and Irish Competitiveness since 2008 – oops

Inspired by Kevin O’Rourke on Greek-Irish structural deficit reductions (they win) , here is my modest effort. Remember, the Greeks, shiftless lazy lot as they are, must work hard to restore competitiveness. We manly Irish have squeezed costs to a fare thee well, and now are ready to bestride the stage of ordoliberal export led growth…

err… ok.

ulc

 

 

FWIW the same story, of a more competitive and arguably improving faster Greece compared to Ireland,  is there when you look at other measures of competitiveness….

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