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Collateral damage? The impact of Ireland’s Tax Strategy on Developing Countries (Part II)

This is the second of two articles exploring in depth the question of the impact of Ireland’s tax strategies on developing countries. The first article appeared yesterday.

In the first article in this series, I described the dominant tax consensus, and how Ireland has played the game of tax competition to attract multinational investment through the [...]

Collateral damage? The impact of Ireland’s Tax Strategy on Developing Countries (Part I)

This is the first of two articles exploring in depth the question of the impact of Ireland’s tax strategies on developing countries. The second article will appear tomorrow.
Through the late 1990s and early 2000s, Ireland built enormous short-term economic growth on the single plank of lowering tax rates to attract in foreign direct investment. [...]