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 30/11/2020
The latest CSO SILC release makes for some interesting findings. It shows that income inequality has continued to fall. This makes Ireland unusual among developed world, where inequality has generally risen. Seamus Coffey has highlighted the progress Ireland has made and points to, among other things, low work intensity as raising inequality, and …
Dr. Shana Cohen is the Director of TASC. She studied at Princeton University and at the …
Paul Sweeney is former Chief Economist of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. He was a …
Vic Duggan is an independent consultant, economist and public policy specialist catering …