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 30/03/2020
A Look Back at the 2008 Crisis These are unchartered waters. Ireland is now in effective lockdown. As the dust settles on the enormity of the health crisis, the economic challenge we face is similarly formidable. The ESRI warns that unemployment could peak at 18% this year, that incomes over the year will fall by 7%, and that public finances will …
Dr Sinéad Pembroke is a research fellow at the School of Nursing and Midwifery Trinity …
Dr Michelle Maher completed her PhD on the Irish pension system in 2016 at Maynooth …
Nat O’Connor is a member of the Institute for Research in Social Sciences (IRiSS) and a …