Category: Europe


FT on bailout and banking

23/11/2010

"Ireland’s uninvited helpers seem set on perpetuating Dublin’s dysfunctional policy of throwing good money after bad and filling holes into which …

The IMF: Bringing in more transparency?

Nat O'Connor 19/11/2010

Nat O'Connor: One of the clear risks to Ireland's economy and society is that we can go back to business as usual. In fact, if we don't make any …

The Banking Crisis is Unresolved

Nat O'Connor 16/11/2010

Nat O'Connor: Today's 'crisis' seems to be more about the timing of key EU meetings than about anything of substance that requires Ireland to tap …

At least we're not Iceland

Michael Burke 01/10/2010

Michael Burke: Over on Irish Economy, Kevin O'Rourke has criticised the Finance Minister for arguing that not allowing a default of bank debt had …

What goes around the track comes off the track

Michael Taft 15/07/2010

Michael Taft: Remember a few months ago, when ICTU proposed postponing the target year for Maastricht compliance to 2017? There was a widespread …

The inter-relationship of it all

Michael Taft 02/06/2010

Michael Taft: From Ernst & Young’s Economic Eye Summer 2010 forecast, two projections scream out from the report: First, employment levels …

(II) What is the likely outcome of the Greek Crisis?

Jim Stewart 09/05/2010

Jim Stewart: Some likely outcomes can be anticipated from a recent speech by German Chancellor Angela Merkel:- (1) There will be new rules and …

The Crisis in Greece - Part I

Jim Stewart 07/05/2010

Jim Stewart: One puzzling aspect of the Greek crisis is that the greater the aid promised the worse the crisis seems to become. Commentators, while …

EU Commission forecast

Paul Sweeney 07/05/2010

Paul Sweeney: The European Commission today published its economic forecast for the European Economy including the Eurozone members (different colour …

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