Posts by Dr Michelle Maher

Michelle Maher

Dr Michelle Maher     @michelemcginley

Dr Michelle Maher completed her PhD on the Irish pension system in 2016 at Maynooth University. She is active in both Irish and international pension research networks as a council member of the Pension Policy Research Group at Trinity College Dublin, a member of the European Network of Research in Supplementary Pensions, and is an affiliate researcher at the Pension Policy Center in Washington DC. She currently works as a researcher at both Maynooth University and at NUI Galway as a member of the European Commission funded FairTax project.


Some Missing Elements in the Pensions Debate

Michelle Maher 19/05/2017

In Ciarán Hancock’s recent (10 May) Irish Times article Time for the Government to Introduce Pension Auto-enrolment, he makes a welcome call for the government to accelerate their plans for pension reform. Referring to it as a ‘no-brainer’ he argues that bringing in auto-enrolment means that future retirees with their own pensions would be …



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