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Yesterday’s News

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Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Womenomics: 7 steps to make gender equality the new normal

Equality can improve men’s lives too, writes Victor Duggan.

Monday 26 March, 2018

The lost decade is over: Our 7.8% GDP growth last year was comfortably the highest in Europe

The bigger picture is certainly bright; the challenge is to better use the fruits of economic growth to improve living standards, writes Victor Duggan.

Friday 22 December, 2017

Previewing Ireland’s economy in 2018: It’s gonna get better, before it gets worse

Brexit, US tax changes, ECB interest rate rises or the fallout from an overheating economy are not expected to weigh heavily on Ireland in 2018, writes Victor Duggan.

Sunday 1 October, 2017

Government's populist practice of buying off grey vote has damaged the young

The 2008 crisis hit Generation Y hardest. Meanwhile the government is only interested in helping older generations, writes Victor Duggan.

Thursday 29 June, 2017

Opinion: Twelve simple steps to tackle our housing crisis

Although there is no silver bullet, and the problem has become so acute that it probably needs the kitchen sink thrown at it, writes Victor Duggan.

Friday 12 May, 2017

'Maduro's Irish supporters don’t see any problem with him crushing rights'

Anything short of a return to a fully democratic path would be a tragic betrayal of the Venezuelan people, writes Victor Duggan.

Thursday 27 April, 2017

'It isn't sustainable for our tax revenues to be so dependent on Washington'

Thought will need to be given to further broadening Ireland’s tax base, writes Victor Duggan.

Friday 10 March, 2017

Column: The Leprechauns are at it again in the latest GDP figures for Ireland

But on the upside Ireland’s inflated GDP makes it easier for the country to meet the 3% of GDP budget deficit target, writes Victor Duggan.

Wednesday 23 November, 2016

Irish jobs: Unemployment is down again but we shouldn't be complacent

Brexit hasn’t had a destructive short-term impact here but there is a way to go until we have full employment, writes Victor Duggan.

Thursday 3 November, 2016

Analysis: The Exchequer returns came out yesterday - but two figures are flattering the public finances

Corporation tax and excise duties are making up for the relative weakness of Ireland’s other tax takes, writes Victor Duggan.