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Hughes, Gerard

Prof Gerard Hughes

Gerard Hughes is an economist specialising in labour market issues relating to pensions, employment and migration. He worked at the ESRI where he was a Research Professor. A founding member of the European Network for Research on Supplementary Pensions and of the Pension Policy Research Group in Ireland, Gerard has published a number of reports on the coverage of pension plans, tax expenditure on pensions and pensioners’ incomes, as well as reports for the OECD and the ILO on private pensions in Ireland. He has contributed to and co-edited a number of books on pensions including Reforming Pensions in Europe and Personal Provision of Retirement Income.


Paying twice for public service pensions

Gerard Hughes 22/02/2009

Gerard Hughes: The Government argues that the pension levy is justified because public service pensions are significantly more favourable than the …

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