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 18/12/2019
The idea that work should pay is a key component of our social contract. Without adequate pay, the ability to live a life that is independent and dignified is reduced. At the same time, low pay is associated with other measures of low job quality such as precariousness, repetitiveness, among others. As such, integral to a definition of quality …
Rory Hearne is a postdoctoral researcher in the Maynooth University Social Sciences …
Paul Sweeney is former Chief Economist of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. He is a …
Alicja Bobek has a PhD in Sociology from Trinity College Dublin, an MA in Sociology and …