Posts by Dr. Amie Lajoie

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Dr. Amie Lajoie

Amie Lajoie is a senior researcher at the think-tank TASC, working on projects that investigate the ways public services and institutions can better serve the needs of marginalised persons and groups in Ireland.

A Tale of Two Irelands

Amie Lajoie 29/06/2021

A year into the pandemic, it has become clear that Ireland has a severely divided society in terms of household debt and financial wellbeing. Dr Amie Lajoie, Senior Researcher at TASC, asks policymakers to not remain complacent in terms of supporting those who experience continued financial hardship during the pandemic. While scrolling through …

“If they are good enough to teach, they are good enough to pay”

Amie Lajoie 24/09/2020

On Wednesday, 16 September, I logged into Twitter to see “NUIG” trending on my feed. I graduated from the National University of Ireland – …

Covid-19, Millennials, and Generation Y'rs

Amie Lajoie 11/06/2020

This post is taken from the introduction of our latest social listening project "Stories of the Pandemic: The Experiences of Millenials and …

Non-mortgage debt and financial wellbeing of Irish households

Amie Lajoie 13/04/2020

  Ireland has the fifth highest rate of personal indebtedness in Europe, and living with debt is a daily reality for over half of all Irish …

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