Tiger Economy


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Tiger Economy

A collective name given to the economies of East and Southeast Asia, which experienced nearly unprecedented growth, especially in the 1980s and early 1990s. The Asian financial crisis in the late 1990s ended the idea that the tiger economies were unstoppable, though most have recovered well and remain important players in the global economy. See also: Keiretsu, chaebol, ASEAN.
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A leading member of the Progressive Democrats, is alleged to have said that if people haven't shared in the prosperity of the Celtic Tiger economy then it is their own fault.
The conditions that gave rise to the Celtic Tiger economy are fading away.
In our alternative Budget we set out a number of ways in which we can become the next Celtic tiger economy.
The economic factors that powered what has become known as the Celtic Tiger economy will also come under the microscope at the two-day event.
SLOWLY and surely the economic downturn which is hitting the rest of the world is filtering its way into Ireland and our so-called Celtic Tiger economy.
THE booming Celtic Tiger economy has meant that many shops and stores have found it difficult to find a Father Christmas.
While the Republic has enjoyed its Tiger Economy, Northern Ireland has been bogged down in political squabbles.
SIR - Both Martin Donovan's St Patrick's Day feature and the article by Dafydd Iwan draw attention to the Celtic tiger economy of Ireland.
They are the forgotten of the Celtic Tiger economy, many of whom are ashamed to return home.
CONSUMER watchdogs fear the soaring price of fuel could put the brake on the Celtic Tiger economy.
But sales of new and second-hand cars have fallen in recent years as the Celtic Tiger economy slows down.