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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 …

Fiscal recklessness and the TINA mantra

Tom McDonnell 22/03/2010

Tom McDonnell: The startling change in mood that has come upon the Irish people in this post Tiger era is reminiscent of a hangover after the ball. …

Jobs and recovery

Tom O'Connor 19/03/2010

Tom O'Connor: The Labour Party are holding a public seminar in Cork tomorrow on solutions to Ireland's economic crisis. The speakers including myself …

Slash and Burn

Paul Sweeney 13/03/2010

Paul Sweeney: Michael Burke is correct in saying that competitive devaluation does not work. It does not matter what so many economists think, or …

The TASC letter: Fiscally consolidating what?

Michael Taft 10/03/2010

Michael Taft: The TASC letter raised the prospect of ‘restructuring taxation and expenditure in a progressive and expansionary manner’. This begs …

The debate begins

Michael Burke 09/03/2010

Michael Burke: The Open Letter is being discussed over at Irish Economy. Two interesting counter-thrusts, which are not entirely new. One is that the …

All the wrong options have been pursed: open letter in today's Irish Times

08/03/2010

28 economists, social scientists and economic analysts (many of them familiar to PE readers) have written an open letter, published in today's Irish …

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Paul Sweeney

Paul Sweeney is former Chief Economist of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. He was a …

Shana Cohen

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