Category: Investment


Some Movement on Public Transport in Dublin

Nat O'Connor 01/07/2010

Nat O'Connor: Investment in infrastructure not only provides a useful stimulus to the economy, but it can also provide tangible assets that help …

City 44

21/06/2010

Nat O'Connor In its 2008 Index of Global Cities, Foreign Policy ranked Dublin 44 out of the top 60 'global' cities on the planet (specific article …

The urgent priorities

Michael Taft 21/06/2010

Michael Taft: Professor Ray Kinsella, a leading light in common sense economics, put it this way on Saturday View: ‘The economic strategy upon …

Revised rent supports

An tSaoi 13/06/2010

An Saoi: The Dept. of Social Protection (formerly Dept. of SFA) has finally announced the revised rent supports, effective from now until Secember …

Did free fees reduce inequality?

24/05/2010

Kevin Denny at the Geary Institute has just posted a very important working paper that highlights the failure of the abolition of university fees to …

Do cuts work?

Michael Burke 14/05/2010

Michael Burke: The Irish economy is in a Depression. Real GDP has fallen by 9.9% from its peak and real GNP by 13.8%. Even these terrifying data are …

Guest post by Anne O'Brien: Reconstructing the Tourism Economy

Anne O'Brien 11/05/2010

Anne O'Brien: The volcanic ash crisis is not the only problem facing the Irish tourism industry this summer. Other, less dramatic and less publicly …

TINA can no longer be tolerated

Tom McDonnell 09/04/2010

Tom McDonnell: It is impossible to know in advance with one hundred per cent certainty what the best economic strategies for Ireland are. Despite …

Creating a smart society

Colm O'Doherty 23/03/2010

Colm O'Doherty: The grade inflation in the formal education system controversy failed to get to grips with the critical issue around what constitutes …

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