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A sneak pre-view of the 4-year plan

Slí Eile 21/11/2010

Slí Eile: An interesting insight from former IMF director, Donal Donovan, is given here. He writes in the Irish Times, last Friday, that: "These …

Cometh the moment of truth

Slí Eile 16/11/2010

Slí Eile: Some international organs of the media are showing a particular interest in Ireland which extends to the voices crowded out in the …

Trick or Threat

Slí Eile 25/10/2010

Slí Eile: Today, we were served an item on public sector pensions here. The report says that 'the Department of Finance has not ruled out measures …

Reassuring the markets

Slí Eile 19/10/2010

Slí Eile: ever wonder who we are consoling on world markets? There is a school of thought which claims that we should so shock the markets with such …

Understanding dynamics

Slí Eile 19/10/2010

Slí eile: a curious feature of what passes for informed economic commentary in recent times is the absence of any solid evidence to back up various …

Just how much is enough?

Slí Eile 10/10/2010

Slí Eile: Just how much deflation and for how long must it be applied to (i) secure market confidence 'going forward' and (ii) reduce the fiscal …

What shall we do with our new banks?

Slí Eile 02/10/2010

Slí Eile: as the sweet tones of the 'People's flag is deepest red it shrouded oft our martyred dead' signalled the end of that very nice protest on …

How not to reduce the fiscal deficit

Slí Eile 02/10/2010

Slí Eile: Today's opinion poll in the Irish Times is odd. One of the questions is: 'Asked if the Government should stick by its target of reducing …

The Austerity Debate

Slí Eile 27/07/2010

Slí Eile: Don't miss the Great Austerity Debate running on the Financial Times at this site. Some heavy hitters have weighed in followed by a thread …

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