Category: Investment


Guest post by Gerard Doyle and Tanya Lalor: Getting more bang for your buck

13/12/2010

In this guest post, Gerard Doyle and Tanya Lalor of TSA Consultancy make the case for social enterprise to be part of any future stimulus programme. …

Running out of logic

Michael Burke 11/11/2010

Michael Burke: The Finance Minister's statement that, if the government's Budget is not passed the country will run out of money, has been examined …

House Swap on Ghost Estates

26/10/2010

Nat O'Connor The Department of the Environment has published a report into the state of 120,000 dwellings in Ireland's unfinished, 'ghost' housing …

Invest, tax and restore spending cuts: Challenging the deflationary orthodoxy

Michael Taft 23/09/2010

Michael Taft: Previous posts by Paul Sweeney and Sinéad Pentony refer to articles from two newspapers which occupy different ideological zones. Yet …

Killing three birds with the one stone: education improves equality

Rory O'Farrell 07/09/2010

Rory O'Farrell: While access to education is usually thought of in terms of equality of opportunity, it can also lead to equality of outcome. The …

Destroying the Public Sphere?

James Wickham 26/08/2010

James Wickham: The terms of reference for the ‘Review Group on State Assets...’ are about ‘asset disposal’ in the public sector. What do we …

The Leaving Cert is not Education

Nat O'Connor 18/08/2010

Nat O'Connor: The Leaving Certificate results are out today. It is appropriate that there is something of a debate going on about whether or not we …

China (III) - Beijing's scramble for Africa

Paul Sweeney 30/07/2010

Paul Sweeney: This is the third of four (maybe five) posts on China. The first examined Chinese investment and the second FDI in China and its impact …

Who needs higher education anyway

James Wickham 21/07/2010

James Wickham: To nobody’s surprise, the forthcoming Hunt Report on higher education will apparently recommend the re-introduction of student fees. …

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