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Build Back Better or Back to Business as usual?

Gerry Mitchell 30/06/2020

Build Back Better Guiding Principles Originating in the aftermath of the 2004 Asian tsunami, ‘Build Back Better’ has been a United Nations guiding principle of physical disaster risk reduction since 2015.  During the pandemic, it has become the campaigning slogan for a vast coalition of business groups, trade unions, faith leaders, NGOs, …



Making Equality Count—the Case for Budgetary Impact Assessments

Clara Fischer 29/11/2012

Clara Fischer: Ireland’s next budget is only around the corner, and people all over the country are bracing themselves for what is set to be …

Scale of inequality now a drag on our economy and well-being

Colm O'Doherty 09/08/2012

Colm O'Doherty: The results from the Central Statistics Office Survey of Income and living Conditions 2010, released earlier this year, confirmed …

Questions that should be put to the Minister

Michael Taft 27/07/2011

Michael Taft: The Cabinet has approved the interim Household Charge of €100, designed to ‘raise’ €160 million from 1.8 million households. …

Unnatural selection

Paul Sweeney 15/06/2011

Paul Sweeney: In Tuesday's Financial Times there was a really provocative book reivew by Joshua Kurlantzick on a book by Mara Hvistendahl on the …

Towards the Good Society

Sinéad Pentony 20/04/2011

Sinéad Pentony: As the debt, fiscal and economic crises rumble on, and as fire-fighting policy responses continue, it can be difficult to think …

Reviewing the Universal Social Charge

Tom McDonnell 11/03/2011

Tom McDonnell: The new Programme for Government is, perhaps understandably, light on detail in many areas. The document is highly aspirational in …

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