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#Brian Lucey

# brian-lucey - Sunday 4 September, 2016

We Need To Talk About Apple: Two top Irish economists go head-to-head over the €13 billion

UCD Professor Moore McDowell says we have nothing to lose in appealing, while TCD Professor Brian Lucey says Ireland should let Apple fight its own battles.

# brian-lucey - Wednesday 31 August, 2016

"The government needs its head examined" - should Ireland really throw €13 billion back in the EU's face?

Minister for Finance Michael Noonan insists he will appeal the €13 billion Irish tax bill handed down to Apple by the European Commission.

# brian-lucey - Friday 24 June, 2016

If a united Ireland DID result from Brexit, what would it do to our economy?

Such a situation has just become an awful lot more plausible in the wake of this morning’s referendum result.

# brian-lucey - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

'Britain twice saved the world from tyranny, we'll do what we want' - Tory MP

Gordon Brown reckons a Brexit would make the UK akin to the ‘North Korea of Europe’. So… would it?

# brian-lucey - Saturday 27 September, 2014

These maps show Ireland's third level spin-off companies - but what do they tell us?

The country’s spin outs all in one place – but what do they need to survive?

# brian-lucey - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Argentina just burned its bondholders - could we have done the same?

What makes our situation different from theirs?

# brian-lucey - Thursday 12 June, 2014

Buy-to-let mortgages have been "left to fester"

At the current rate, it will take 44 years to clear the buy-to-let arrears backlog.

# brian-lucey - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

"The time for burning bondholders is gone": economists address promissory notes

Oireachtas Committee for Finance has heard that Ireland should cancel or defer the repayment of promissory notes.