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Ireland’s route from boom to bubble to bust

Paul Sweeney 15/10/2019

Ireland’s volatile economic path of recent decades has wider European policy implications  The ‘Celtic Tiger’, Ireland’s rapid transformation from the ‘poorest of the poor’ western European states to one of the richest, is often attributed to its low corporation-tax rate. The Irish government, its agencies and all Irish political …



Agreement and Difference with Minister Howlin

Nat O'Connor 12/04/2012

Nat O'Connor: Minister Brendan Howlin’s opinion piece in the Irish Times is to be welcomed. It is valuable to have a Government Minister engaging …

Responding to the Minister

Michael Taft 12/04/2012

Michael Taft: The Minister for Public Expenditure and Reform, Brendan Howlin, has responded to the open letter signed by 39 economists, social …

Response to Mr Howlin

Paul Sweeney 12/04/2012

Paul Sweeney: Mr Howlin’s considered response to the letter from the group of economists, of which I was one, is very welcome. His response is …

Alternatives to Current Austerity Policy

Nat O'Connor 30/01/2012

Nat O'Connor: A wide range of Irish and international economists and commentators were interviewed for an article in last Saturday's Irish Times, …

Inequality and Budget 2012

Sinéad Pentony 10/10/2011

Sinéad Pentony: In the run up to Budget 2012, the discourse is going to be dominated by the scale of the fiscal adjustment (€3.6 billion) and the …

Problems and Solutions

Slí Eile 25/02/2011

Sli Eile: Due to Blogger formatting problems, can't post this directly - but click here for a breakdown of the economic issues facing us, …

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