Tagged with: EU policy

Ireland after the virus

Derek Reed 17/04/2020

What are the options when the needs of the economy are great, and urgent, and the Government’s coffers are empty? The Central Bank forecasts that the pandemic and concomitant restrictions will lead to 500,000 job losses in Ireland and a 8.3% contraction in the economy. The OECD says 15%.  Thousands of businesses will be in desperate straits …

Company law as another beggar-my-neighbour policy?

Jan Cremers 12/03/2017

Since the introduction of the European internal market, company law has been increasingly judged in terms of its impact on ‘competitiveness’. …

Brexit, Ireland and economic policy


James Stewart: Brexit marks a fundamental change in how we think about the EU and our relations with our closest neighbour. Advice on what should be …

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Kirsty Doyle

Kirsty Doyle is a Researcher at TASC, working in the area of health inequalities. She is …

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Paul Sweeney

Paul Sweeney is former Chief Economist of the Irish Congress of Trade Unions. He was a …