Monday, August 23, 2010

Ireland's flawed smart economy strategy

Last week, we heard yet more about the government’s goal of creating a ‘smart economy’, this time in relation to the Leaving Cert maths and science results.

However, the government’s faith-based strategy will not provide an engine of  growth, and its approach is reminiscent of the fatal sense of infallibility it had about construction as a builder of prosperity.

We need to smarten up, fast
- -  article by Finfacts editor Michael Hennigan, published in The Sunday Business Post, Sun, Aug, 22, 2010.

SEE also Cowen's Innovation Fund Ireland, jobs, Irish start-ups and failed entrepreneurs - -  related articles at lower end of page.