Category: Economics


Invest and do no further harm

27/06/2012

The Nevin Economic Research Institute will be publishing its second Quarterly Economic Observer later today. Click here to download the full …

Reflections on Greece

18/06/2012

In a commentary written yesterday, Paul Krugman noted that the "Greek election [...] ended up settling nothing. The governing coalition may have …

Guest post by Martin O'Dea: A simple suggestion

Martin O'Dea 14/06/2012

Martin O'Dea: Forgetting banking debt and its link to sovereign debt and resolutions required around this issue and just dealing with excessive …

Guest post by Suzanne Rosselet-McCauley and Adrian Devitt: Restoring sustainable competitiveness

Suzanne Rosselet-McCauley, Adrian Devitt 11/06/2012

Suzanne Rosselet-McCauley and Adrian Devitt: Competitiveness is one of the most abused terms in modern economics, meaning many different things to …

Joseph Stiglitz on the price of inequality

06/06/2012

[...] America has the highest level of inequality of any of the advanced countries – and its gap with the rest has been widening. In the …

Krugman - on just about everything

31/05/2012

Nobel Laureate Paul Krugman's visit to Britain has given rise to a number of interviews and articles. Click here here to read a full transcript of …

Guest post by Arthur Doohan (II): Debt realities

Arthur Doohan 22/05/2012

Arthur Doohan: In five years we have gone from being the "pinup stars" for EU growth to being the "posterchildren" for austerity and, like a nodding …

Guest post by Arthur Doohan: It's the economy, stupid

Arthur Doohan 17/05/2012

Arthur Doohan: "...most of the people ...were unhappy… Many solutions were suggested for this problem, but most of these were largely concerned …

So what do the markets think?

16/05/2012

The victory of Francois Hollande in the French Presidential contest provides a further insight into the operation of the bond markets. It is …

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