Tagged with: price inflation

Is there a progressive approach to construction viability?

Robert Sweeney 03/05/2022

Global inflation has been hitting most of us hard. It has the potential to derail, or at least wobble, Ireland's recovering housing market. The claim that much building is financially unviable remains a thorny issue. If correct, it follows that policy should enable more profits to flow into construction, for example by further deregulating …


An tSaoi 24/01/2010

An Saoi: The recently published inflation figures set me thinking as to how they are calculated here and in various other countries. Thankfully each …

Deflation and Social Welfare Rates


Karl Whelan over on irisheconomy.ie has a useful blog on the latest CSO CPI figures. He cautions against citing deflation in the housing mortgage …

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Vic Duggan

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Robert Sweeney

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Paul Sweeney

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