EC 390 - Ireland and the EU

A study of the evolution of the Irish economy and the impact of Ireland’s membership of the European Union (EU). The course explores the economic and political background to Ireland’s decision to join the EU, the main institutions and policies of the EU, and Ireland’s experience of EU membership. The reasons for Ireland’s economic boom in the 1990s, the current economic crisis, and Ireland’s future economic prospects are analyzed in the context of wider EU developments and challenges.

Course Information

Discipline(s):

Economics

Term(s) Offered:

Summer

Credits:

3

Language of instruction:

English

Contact Hours:

45

Prerequisites:

None

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