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Ireland's Multi-interface Periphery Development Model

David Begg 15/06/2017

Theresa May’s election failure and Corbyn’s unexpected success have undermined the case for a hard Brexit. Her gamble to increase her majority in Parliament and thereby reduce her dependence on the extreme Eurosceptics did not pay off.  A hard Brexit takes no account of the 48% of Britons who voted to stay in Europe, many of them passionate …



IMF Study of Downward Share of Labour Income is Recognition of the Major Economic Issue of our Time

Paul Sweeney 15/05/2017

A new IMF study of the downward share of labour income is some more recognition by the elite of a major economic and social issue of our time. With …

Globalisation for Slow Learners

Vic Duggan 06/05/2017

The IMF recently published its updated outlook for the global economy. The good news is that recovery from the crisis seems to be finally picking up …

Trumpolicy and the likely effect on real investment

Jim Stewart 24/11/2016

The effects of "Trumpolicy" on real investment are difficult to understand. Corporate investment and flows of FDI to Ireland and other countries are …

Authoritarian Capitalism

Nat O'Connor 23/11/2009

Nat O'Connor: A Wall Street Journal article raises the question of whether authoritarian capitalism is a robust alternative to liberal democratic …

Facing up to inequality

Peadar Kirby 07/07/2009

Peadar Kirby: Tasc's survey of public opinion on inequality in Irish society is both welcome and significant. One of the remarkable and disturbing …

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