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 30/10/2018
With the dust settling on the recent budget, it is a good time to take stock of Irish economic policy, current and future. In June, the Department of Finance calculated the government had a ‘net fiscal space’ of €1.4 billion euros to use – through either spending increases or tax reductions – in what was the upcoming budget. The …
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 …
Paul Sweeney is former Chief Economist of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. He is a …