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The clouding effect of international tax avoidance

Sheila Killian 05/04/2012

Sheila Killian: In the Central Bank’s most recent Quarterly Bulletin, released today, Mary Everett does a good analysis of the impact of multinational investment in Ireland. It includes a really useful discussion of the difficulties in extricating the real underlying economic activity from the tax-based money-moving of multinational firms. …



Is Ireland heading into a slowdown, too?

Michael Taft 11/08/2011

Michael Taft: The global recovery is now expected to ease off in the latter half of this year with a range of data suggesting a slowdown in the …

Tell me: Are we out of recession yet and what can be done?

Tom O'Connor 01/04/2011

Tom O'Connor: The banking crisis is topical. Unemployment isn't and hasn't been in the last three years. This blindness towards unemployment and …

Pavlov's dogs and barking mad economics

Michael Burke 25/03/2011

Michael Burke: Ivan Pavlov and his work are widely misunderstood. In English he is most usually associated with the phrase ‘Pavlov’s Dogs’ , …

At least we're not Iceland

Michael Burke 01/10/2010

Michael Burke: Over on Irish Economy, Kevin O'Rourke has criticised the Finance Minister for arguing that not allowing a default of bank debt had …

Q2 GDP - The Irish Depression

Michael Burke 23/09/2010

Michael Burke: The Q2 GDP data published today do little to alleviate the gloom surrounding economic prospects. Both measure of output contracted in …

What's €4 billion here or there?

Michael Taft 06/07/2010

Michael Taft: In all the discussion over the CSO’s recent National Accounts release for the first quarter this year – the one that shows that the …

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