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Organisation Information

Economic Division

Published: 20 December 2018
From: Department of Finance


The Economic Division is responsible for macroeconomic analysis, forecasting and budgetary policy.

The division develops strategies for the Irish economy and inputs to the development of sectoral and other policies that affect the economy.

It undertakes research and provides advice on the impact of taxation and other policies.

The division also deals with overall budgetary policy, including:

  • coordinating the budgetary process within the European Semester
  • fiscal forecasting
  • monitoring budget performance
  • analysing the impact of policy on Government finances
  • liaising with the Irish Fiscal Advisory Council

Please find collections of items published by the Economic Division below.

Monthly Economic Bulletins

Fiscal Monitors

Monthly revenues and expenditures of all subsectors of general government

Finance Accounts

Budgetary Statistics

Economic Publications and Papers

Economic External Presentations

Launch of the 2019 Economic Policy Competition

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