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 11/02/2019
A previous blog looked at the broad contours of inequality in Ireland today. What we found was that (i) inequality has grown here (ii) Ireland now ranks in the middle among European countries as other countries have become much more unequal and (iii) Ireland has unusually high levels of market inequality. Here we probe the matter further by …
Rory Hearne is a postdoctoral researcher in the Maynooth University Social Sciences …
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 …