Posts by Paul Sweeney
Paul Sweeney @paulsweeneyman
Paul Sweeney is former Chief Economist of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. He was a President of the Statistical and Social Enquiry Society of Ireland, former member of the Economic Committee of the ETUC, a member of the National Competitiveness Council of Ireland, the National Statistics Board, the ESB, TUAC, (advisor to OECD) and several other bodies. He has written three books on the Irish economy and two on public enterprise, including The Celtic Tiger; Ireland’s Economic Miracle Explained and Selling Out: Privatisation in Ireland, chapters in other books and many articles on economics.
Paul Sweeney 20/07/2023
In the last blog, I examined six of twelve major economic issues that mainstream economists failed to see coming or adopted incorrect responses to, and I now examine the other six issues.6. Housing It is widely recognised that the financial collapse in 2008 was substantially due to the repackaging and positive …
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Paul Sweeney is former Chief Economist of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. He was a …