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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 …

Let us invest in the future

Michael Burke 24/02/2010

Michael Burke: In today's Financial Times, chief economics commentator Martin Wolf has an interesting piece on how we can get out of the crisis. He …

Latest rental figures

16/02/2010

The latest DAFT report is out covering rents, and PE's Michael Taft has written the quarterly commentary. The headline news is that rents have …

Government policies

Tom O'Connor 08/02/2010

Tom O'Connor: The exchequer figures published last week show that government tax revenues have fallen by €700 million from €3.7 billion in …

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