Tagged with: stimulus


The effects of an investment stimulus

Rory O'Farrell 20/07/2012

Rory O'Farrell: The idea of an investment stimulus got a boost this week. Though people may disagree over the extent to which this is 'new money', it shows that at the very least, the government want to be seen to be pro-investment stimulus. Coincidentally, this week I presented a working paper which uses the HERMIN model (used by the EU to …



The ESRI Quarterly and 'The Small Open Economy'

Michael Burke 20/06/2012

Michael Burke: The latest ESRI Quarterly deals very briefly with the issue of economic stimulus. ‘We would be very cautious about a domestic …

Panic on world markets

Michael Burke 05/08/2011

Michael Burke: International business news and other TV channels are offering a Babel-like interpretation of the current slump in world financial …

Stiglitz on a 'contagion of bad ideas'

05/08/2011

"The Great Recession of 2008 has morphed into the North Atlantic Recession: it is mainly Europe and the United States, not the major emerging …

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 …

Guest post by Gerard Doyle and Tanya Lalor: Getting more bang for your buck

13/12/2010

In this guest post, Gerard Doyle and Tanya Lalor of TSA Consultancy make the case for social enterprise to be part of any future stimulus programme. …

Leo Varadkar and Capital Programme Stimulus

13/10/2010

Leo Varadkar has an interesting piece in the Sunday Business Post, available here. Basically he suggests that we get the fiscal changes over quickly …

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