Flash Quizzes 3-5 - Irish Economy Not powerhouse economy 6.5 million people Celtic tiger European pig Core Periphery Used to be a GB farmland but not

Flash Quizzes 3-5 - Irish Economy Not powerhouse economy...

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Irish Economy Not powerhouse economy 6.5 million people Celtic tiger, European pig, Core, Periphery Used to be a GB farmland but not still huge industrial country now Instead of slave labor from Africa, took locals for slavery – plantation system o Produced agricultural goods for England – dominated politically and economically by the GB, not entitled to their own land or businesses o 1600-1922 – controlled by the UK, 1922 got independence and became a free country 1922 is when the Great Depression started – so still not a big country 1940s-1980s moving up in the world (peripheral economy) Core economies – Germany, France, GB, Italy, Netherlands, etc. o Bigger, richer economies Peripheral economies – Iceland, Ireland, Portugal, Spain, Greece, etc. o Smaller outside economies 1990 caught up to the rest of the world (boom of economy) – Celtic Tiger Became part of EU and lowered tax rates 1995-early 2000s o Big companies moved to Ireland for low corporate tax rates o
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