Economic planning Irish public sector State enterprises
Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland
Bristow, J. A. 'State enterprise and economic planning in the Irish Republic'. - Dublin: Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland,Vol. XXI, Part III, 1964/1965, pp77-95
Journal of the Statistical and Social Inquiry Society of Ireland Vol. XXI, Part III, 1964/1965
The establishment of public enterprise in the Republic owes little to
ideology, except perhaps before the war when the ideal of national selfsufficiency
played some part in the decision to set up such bodies as the
Irish Sugar Company In the main, state enterprise has resulted from ad
hoc attempts to fill gaps left by private investment, or to resuscitate or
reorganise industries which were ineffective but regarded as essential.
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