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The ESRI Quarterly and 'The Small Open Economy'

Michael Burke 20/06/2012

Michael Burke: The latest ESRI Quarterly deals very briefly with the issue of economic stimulus. ‘We would be very cautious about a domestic stimulus in Ireland, however funded, as history and experience shows that such a stimulus would have little effect on the domestic economy, but would lead to a worsening of the balance of payments’ (ESRI …



The Costs of Working in Ireland

Nat O'Connor 13/06/2012

Nat O'Connor: The ESRI withdrew a working paper today. The Irish Times reported that this was "unprecedented". However, another ESRI report (on waste …

'Austerity is working' - not

Tom Healy 24/02/2012

Tom Healy: In its latest Quarterly Economic Commentary the ESRI QEC authors observe that 'The euro zone economy is slipping into recession due to the …

The more things don't change, the more things don't

Michael Taft 07/09/2011

Michael Taft: The ESRI has produced a report on deficit and debt levels up to 2015 which has moved many to claim if we just stay the austerity course …

Austerity is not working

Paul Sweeney 07/09/2011

Paul Sweeney: As Michael Burke says in his post yesterday, the ESRI’s forecast is based on some outstanding optimism. It seems that the Institute …

This time, it's different

Michael Burke 06/09/2011

Michael Burke: The ESRI’s latest research paper, ’Irish Government Debt and Implied Debt Dynamics: 2011-2015’ has received much coverage. …

Mental well-being and inequality

Tom McDonnell 02/09/2011

Tom McDonnell: Richard Layte of the ESRI reports some interesting results on the association between income inequality and mental well-being here. He …

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