Posts by Robert Sweeney
Robert Sweeney @sweeneyr82
Robert Sweeney is a policy analyst at TASC and focuses on issues surrounding Irish political economy and distribution. He has a PhD in economics from University of Leeds, which concentrated on financial markets and investors, banking, international macroeconomics, and housing. He is also interested in debates on alternative schools and methodology in economics, and ownership.
Robert Sweeney 17/07/2018
LAST WEEK THE Living Wage Technical Group published an update of the living wage in Ireland. The living wage calculates the wage needed to live a minimum acceptable standard of living. The technical group, comprising various civil society organisations and academics, bases its findings on VPSJ research gauging ‘what members of the public believe …
Nat O’Connor is a member of the Institute for Research in Social Sciences (IRiSS) and a …
Dr Michelle Maher completed her PhD on the Irish pension system in 2016 at Maynooth …
Vic Duggan is an independent consultant, economist and public policy specialist catering …