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Stimulus and austerity

Peter Connell 26/07/2010

Peter Connell: Over on irisheconomy.ie there has been an enlightening discussion on one of our favourite topics – austerity versus stimulus. The discussion, at least in parts, seems to represent a genuine engagement between those who believe a stimulus package would be misguided given the state’s fiscal deficit and open economy (a belief …



Interrogating the Irish model

Peadar Kirby 28/01/2010

Peadar Kirby: This week saw a rare mention of political economy models entering the debate on the future of Irish society. Carl O’Brien’s series …

Its all down to political choices informed by values

Slí Eile 16/11/2009

Slí Eile: We are in the midst of a global, European and national crisis – economically, politically and morally. Decisions made in the coming days …

Green New Deal - The Neo-Classical Empire strikes back

John Barry 02/10/2009

John Barry: Over at Irish Economy, Richard Tol has attacked the Comhar Green New Deal report. What I particularly enjoyed about it and found …

Growing our way out of the trap

16/06/2009

This from Ray Kinsella in the Irish Times this morning: "[...] We need to grow our way out of this trap. This means listening and responding to real …

The financial crisis and the systemic failure of academic economics

10/06/2009

"The global financial crisis has revealed the need to rethink fundamentally how financial systems are regulated. It has also made clear a systemic …

Fortune Magazine's analysis of Ireland's 'new troubles'

Paul Sweeney 21/05/2009

Paul Sweeney: Fortune magazine takes a look at Ireland’s “New Troubles” in the current issue, 1st June 2009. It is a particularly shallow and a …

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