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Budget 2023

Rosheen Callender 04/10/2022

Budget 2023 was wide-ranging and seemed to be very well-thought-out. It gave almost-immediate help, in the form of lump sums, to those who’ll be most in need over the next few months. But whether the careful tax, welfare and other improvements in 2023 will suffice in the uncertain circumstances of next year remains to be seen. The various lump …



Book review and summary: "Deaths of despair: the future of capitalism"

Paul Sweeney 12/08/2020

This book will give you a greater understanding of why so many people support Donald Trump. It will also shock you with some of the statistics and …

New Department of Finance Economics and Banking Divisions

Nat O'Connor 11/05/2012

Nat O'Connor: The Department of Finance has established an Economics Division to focus on economic planning and performance monitoring. (RTÉ report …

The Economics Anti-Textbook....at last some fresh thinking on economics

24/07/2010

John Barry: Have just received a review copy of The Economics Anti-Textbook: A Critical Thinker's Guide to Micro-economics by Rod Hill and Tony Myatt …

Creating a Truly Democratic Culture

Colm O'Doherty 25/08/2009

Colm O'Doherty: Michael D. Higgins article in the Irish Times on Saturday sought to engage with the real issue facing Irish people – “what sort …

Towards a New Political Economy

Paula Clancy 23/02/2009

Paula Clancy: Welcome to progressive-economy@tasc. Economics has been described as the 'dismal science'. Economists are often stereotyped as …

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