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James Stewart

Prof Jim Stewart

Dr Jim Stewart is Adjunct Associate Professor at Trinity College Dublin. His research interests include Corporate Finance and Taxation, Pension Funds and financial products, Financial Systems and Economic Development.

He is widely published and his titles include Mutuals and Alternative Banking: A Solution to the Financial and Economic Crisis in Ireland (2013), Choosing Your Future: How to Reform Ireland's Pension System (co-author, 2007) and For Richer, For Poorer: An Investigation of the Irish pension system (2005).


The €67.5 (not €85) billion bailout

Jim Stewart 02/12/2010

Jim Stewart: Whatever the Taoiseach thought he was doing at the press conference last Sunday) in announcing the EU/IMF net loans to Ireland of …

Is Mr (Bond) Market in Charge?

Jim Stewart 12/11/2010

Jim Stewart: (The Governor of the Central Bank, Patrick Honohan is quoted as stating to the Oireachtas Committee on Economic Regulatory Affairs :- …

How to deal with the bond markets

Jim Stewart 15/10/2010

Jim Stewart: Recent Government policy decisions (postponing the monthly bond auction, recapitalisation of banks, etc. and other announcements) have …

Pluck of the Irish?

Jim Stewart 30/08/2010

Jim Stewart: Have they been reading Progressive Economy posts on Anglo Irish Bank? You can read the Financial Times editorial here.

What to do about Anglo Irish Bank?

Jim Stewart 24/08/2010

Jim Stewart: Much comment argues that the increasing cost of Irish Government borrowing (the second/third highest in the eurozone and over twice the …

The Privatisation Board: What will it do?

Jim Stewart 23/07/2010

Jim Stewart: The composition of the Privatisation Board, and its terms of reference, makes inevitable that the conclusions will be: privatisation of …

The Honohan and Regling reports

Jim Stewart 27/05/2010

Jim Stewart: There is considerable media coverage and speculation about the contents of the forthcoming Honohan Report on the role of the Central …

(II) What is the likely outcome of the Greek Crisis?

Jim Stewart 09/05/2010

Jim Stewart: Some likely outcomes can be anticipated from a recent speech by German Chancellor Angela Merkel:- (1) There will be new rules and …

The Crisis in Greece - Part I

Jim Stewart 07/05/2010

Jim Stewart: One puzzling aspect of the Greek crisis is that the greater the aid promised the worse the crisis seems to become. Commentators, while …

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