Election 2016: Recovery nothing to do with government – ex-IMF mission chief

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Ashoka Mody "dismayed" at conduct of Irish leadership throughout economic crisis

Ashoka Mody "dismayed" at conduct of Irish leadership throughout economic crisis

The former head of the IMF’s mission to Ireland says the government cannot claim credit for the economic recovery – and he is concerned about the country’s reliance on exports to fuel growth.

In a column for The Sunday Business Post, to be published this week, Ashoka Mody also says Ireland needs to lessen its dependence on low corporation tax to win foreign investment.

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Ian Guider

By Ian Guider

Ian Guider is Markets Editor of The Sunday Business Post, and leads the paper’s markets coverage. He previously worked with Newstalk, where he was Business Editor and presenter of the station’s daily business show Breakfast Business. Guider has been a business journalist for more than 15 years, working for a number of Irish and international media groups including the Irish Examiner, the Sunday Tribune and Bloomberg, where he was Banking Correspondent.

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