Posts by Professor James Wickham
Professor James Wickham
James Wickham was Jean Monnet Professor of European Labour Market Studies and Professor in Sociology at Trinity College Dublin. He has published widely on employment, transport and migration in Ireland and Europe; he is the author of Gridlock: Dublin’s Transport Crisis and the Future of the City and co-author of New Mobilities in Europe: Polish Migration to Ireland post-2004. He has a BSc in sociology from the LSE and a PhD from the University of Sussex. His new book Unequal Europe: Social divisions and social cohesion in an old continent (Routledge 2016) analyses the collapse of the European Social Model. He is Director of TASC.
James Wickham 09/04/2017
There’s a lot of building to do: Ireland needs a housing building programme, a renewal of infrastructure, investment in public transport especially in Dublin. Meanwhile, office construction is already growing (count all those cranes). It’s hardly surprising that firms are trying to persuade emigrants to come back home. Who’s going to do the …
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