- 01 Sep 09
The economy may be swirling down the plughole, but Ireland has a rich history of entrepreneurship. We need to build on this.
Economists, those practitioners of the gloomiest science, talk in terms of cycles. Basically, countries go up and down anyway, even without depressions of the kind we are living through at the moment. And various mechanisms are used to calm or stimulate an economy on its way up or down. Sometimes, though, things get more complex.