Posts by Derek Reed
Derek Reed is a former policy advisor on economic and social issues at the European Parliament.
Ireland after the virus
Derek Reed 17/04/2020
What are the options when the needs of the economy are great, and urgent, and the Government’s coffers are empty? The Central Bank forecasts that the pandemic and concomitant restrictions will lead to 500,000 job losses in Ireland and a 8.3% contraction in the economy. The OECD says 15%. Thousands of businesses will be in desperate straits …
Kirsty Doyle is a Researcher at TASC, working in the area of health inequalities. She is …
Paul Sweeney is former Chief Economist of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. He was a …
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