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Covid-19, Millennials, and Generation Y'rs

Amie Lajoie 11/06/2020

This post is taken from the introduction of our latest social listening project "Stories of the Pandemic: The Experiences of Millenials and Generation Y Workers in Ireland."   In this collection, we highlight the experiences of ten "millennial" and “generation y” workers living in Ireland, aged 32 to 41 years old, who are now facing an …



Coronavirus, Solidarity and an Emerging Eurozone Crisis

Jim Stewart 10/04/2020

The Coronavirus crisis has become the news.    Like the virus, it is spreading from detailed public health analysis and discussion to …

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 …

"This is a system in deep trouble"

Sinéad Pentony 15/08/2011

Sinéad Pentony: In The Guardian, Larry Elliott argues that “only a new way of managing the global economy can prevent more mayhem in the market …

Learning like lemmings? Non-lessons of the crisis

James Wickham 01/04/2011

James Wickham: Why did the Irish crisis happen in Ireland? Most public discussion still seems to oscillate between personalising the issue (‘greedy …

Wages in the Crisis

Rory O'Farrell 10/07/2010

Rory O'Farrell: The European Trade Union Institute has brought out a working paper on the impact of the crisis on wages in Europe (this is perhaps …

Understanding the nature of economic crisis

Slí Eile 03/07/2010

Slí Eile: David Harvey provides a wider canvas in considering the various explanations for the nature of the economic crisis facing most countries. …

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