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Background note
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Reference no. 395-100-5
Authors: John Guarino (Eckerd College); Gina Cross (Eckerd College); Laurie zMiller (Eckerd College)
Published in: 1995

Abstract

This Country Note describes major issues such as the "Troubles", the European Community, the Catholic Church and economic and cultural modernization, suggesting that these issues affect the country''s production of goods and services. The Government has an active industrial policy. Shannon Airport is an Irish success story. The Shannon Region is a world class model of regional development. The Industrial Development Authority helps Irish firms to compete against international firms. This note has been used to teach cases to students who have no direct experience of Ireland. Professor Guarino''s class process is to lead an open discussion working backwards from "Conclusions" to "Setting". The students are allowed to ask questions based on the particular cases assigned, which vary each semester. The Teaching Note Appendix lists cases which have been taught (and cases Professor Guarino plans to teach) using this Country Note.
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Other setting(s):
1960 to present

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Abstract

This Country Note describes major issues such as the "Troubles", the European Community, the Catholic Church and economic and cultural modernization, suggesting that these issues affect the country''s production of goods and services. The Government has an active industrial policy. Shannon Airport is an Irish success story. The Shannon Region is a world class model of regional development. The Industrial Development Authority helps Irish firms to compete against international firms. This note has been used to teach cases to students who have no direct experience of Ireland. Professor Guarino''s class process is to lead an open discussion working backwards from "Conclusions" to "Setting". The students are allowed to ask questions based on the particular cases assigned, which vary each semester. The Teaching Note Appendix lists cases which have been taught (and cases Professor Guarino plans to teach) using this Country Note.

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Location:
Other setting(s):
1960 to present

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