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# economic - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

Central Bank warns if overheating is allowed, we're in for another boom-bust cycle
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Central Bank warns if overheating is allowed, we're in for another boom-bust cycle

Jul 31st 2018, 12:10 AM 21,212 Views 46 Comments

The Central Bank said the government needs to avoid policies that could add to this risk.

# economic - Sunday 28 January, 2018

Changes to how Irish couples were taxed has led to increase in married women working
# Social Research
# Social Research

Changes to how Irish couples were taxed has led to increase in married women working

Jan 28th 2018, 9:46 AM 28,398 Views 22 Comments

The changes made in Budget 2000 caused considerable debate and controversy at the time, according to the ESRI.

# economic - Thursday 14 August, 2014

Ebola lockdown takes economic toll in west Africa
# Financial Impact
# Financial Impact

Ebola lockdown takes economic toll in west Africa

Aug 14th 2014, 5:40 PM 6,399 Views 17 Comments

Nearly 2,000 people have been infected by the Ebola outbreak.

# economic - Monday 7 July, 2014

IMF: Politicians should take advantage of 'favourable' financial market conditions
# Forecast
# Forecast

IMF: Politicians should take advantage of 'favourable' financial market conditions

Jul 7th 2014, 9:07 AM 4,206 Views 10 Comments

The International Monetary Fund is to give its official global economic forecasts in two weeks.

# economic - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Column: The Troika created a social experiment – and Ireland was the unlucky lab rat
# Troika
# Troika

Column: The Troika created a social experiment – and Ireland was the unlucky lab rat

Mar 13th 2014, 1:00 PM 113 Views 50 Comments

Today MEPs voted to endorse the findings of a report into the Troika – but ultimately there will be no sanctions. Ireland is not yet free from economic shackles, writes Nessa Childers MEP.

# economic - Sunday 23 February, 2014

Convention votes to strengthen economic, social, and cultural rights
# Ccven
# Ccven

Convention votes to strengthen economic, social, and cultural rights

Feb 23rd 2014, 2:26 PM 7,107 Views 64 Comments

The ninth and final meeting of the Constitutional Convention also voted to emphasis rights to housing, social security, and essential health care.

Column: The discipline of economics has lost its way because of a basic misunderstanding
# Ethics
# Ethics

Column: The discipline of economics has lost its way because of a basic misunderstanding

Feb 23rd 2014, 12:00 PM 46 Views 43 Comments

The relationship between ethics and economics is long-standing – we’ve just been ignoring it, writes Robert Grant.

# economic - Saturday 22 February, 2014

Right to a home and protection of ethnic minorities on agenda for Constitutional Convention
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

Right to a home and protection of ethnic minorities on agenda for Constitutional Convention

Feb 22nd 2014, 11:00 AM 8,332 Views 130 Comments

The convention is meeting for the last time in it’s 15-month process with economic, social and cultural rights the topics of the day.

# economic - Tuesday 17 December, 2013

Government to publish economic strategy today
# Economy
# Economy

Government to publish economic strategy today

Dec 17th 2013, 8:47 AM 4,017 Views 45 Comments

The Cabinet met last Thursday to consider the document, which will be signed off today.

# economic - Wednesday 4 December, 2013

Column: Ireland could learn a lot from Hong Kong
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ireland could learn a lot from Hong Kong

Dec 4th 2013, 7:00 PM 120 Views 26 Comments

Unlike other small open economies, Ireland does not have a single agency dedicated to fighting corruption; our failure to hold people to account for manifest wrongdoing sends a clear message to citizens and international investors.

# economic - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Swiss vote on limiting top pay to 12 times that of lowest paid workers
# Inequality
# Inequality

Swiss vote on limiting top pay to 12 times that of lowest paid workers

Nov 17th 2013, 5:30 PM 18,339 Views 90 Comments

The radical proposal will be voted on next week in a referendum.

# economic - Sunday 28 April, 2013

Back again: Iceland re-elects the parties blamed for causing financial meltdown
# Plus ça Change
# Plus ça Change

Back again: Iceland re-elects the parties blamed for causing financial meltdown

Apr 28th 2013, 1:21 PM 9,346 Views 81 Comments

Iceland’s voters flocked back to the two parties ousted in 2009 after presiding over the worst financial crisis ever to hit the country.

# economic - Tuesday 9 April, 2013

Pollution 'causes 3,400 early deaths' in Ireland, says An Taisce
# Air Quality
# Air Quality

Pollution 'causes 3,400 early deaths' in Ireland, says An Taisce

Apr 9th 2013, 8:10 AM 5,300 Views 27 Comments

An Taisce also said that poor air quality is costing the country up to €6.3 billion per year in lost days at work and health costs.

# economic - Saturday 6 April, 2013

7 documents from the archives of Irish emigrants in Britain
# From The Archives
# From The Archives

7 documents from the archives of Irish emigrants in Britain

Apr 6th 2013, 9:15 AM 10,861 Views 23 Comments

London Metropolitan University is documenting the history of Irish people in Britain. Here are just some of the things they’ve found for their archive.

# economic - Friday 29 March, 2013

Survey: Small businesses waiting around 67 days to be paid
# Pay Up
# Pay Up

Survey: Small businesses waiting around 67 days to be paid

Mar 29th 2013, 4:30 PM 4,887 Views 15 Comments

The figure is slightly better than it was a few months ago – but one third of businesses are still waiting more than three months to be paid.

# economic - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Employment in US companies in Ireland up 15% in five years
# Employment
# Employment

Employment in US companies in Ireland up 15% in five years

Feb 16th 2013, 8:40 AM 6,525 Views 17 Comments

The American Chamber of Ireland said that Ireland “cannot be complacent” as other countries are improving their competitiveness all the time.

# economic - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Foreign investment in China in first fall for three years
# China
# China

Foreign investment in China in first fall for three years

Jan 16th 2013, 1:46 PM 3,528 Views 2 Comments

The fall comes amid economic turmoil in developed markets and a slowdown in the country.

# economic - Thursday 25 October, 2012

DPP office "fully stretched" due to economic circumstances
# DPP
# DPP

DPP office "fully stretched" due to economic circumstances

Oct 25th 2012, 8:50 AM 3,441 Views 5 Comments

DPP Claire Loftus made the comments in the office’s annual report for 2011, saying she was concerned it could not sustain the same output in coming years.

# economic - Friday 15 June, 2012

Explainer: What would a Greek eurozone exit look like?
# Greece
# Greece

Explainer: What would a Greek eurozone exit look like?

Jun 15th 2012, 5:46 PM 5,582 Views 39 Comments

Here’s a look at how the ripples of a Greek exit could spread across the global financial system.

# economic - Saturday 2 June, 2012

Taking a Punt: Art takes on corruption and recession
# Punt Nua?
# Punt Nua?

Taking a Punt: Art takes on corruption and recession

Jun 2nd 2012, 7:30 AM 2,982 Views 8 Comments

New art exhibition explores Ireland’s economic collapse and its shaky future in the euro…

# economic - Tuesday 22 May, 2012

Column: Who are the winners and losers in the referendum campaign right now?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Who are the winners and losers in the referendum campaign right now?

May 22nd 2012, 7:00 AM 35 Views 62 Comments

With nine days to go before referendum day, Dr Jane Suiter of UCC analyses the parties and the latest polls to see how the campaign is playing out.

# economic - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

No second vote if Fiscal Compact referendum is rejected, says minister
# Referendum
# Referendum

No second vote if Fiscal Compact referendum is rejected, says minister

May 2nd 2012, 8:26 AM 2,154 Views 80 Comments

“It’s just not going to happen this time around,” Minister Simon Coveney told TheJournal.ie.

# economic - Monday 16 April, 2012

The 9 worst councils in Ireland's planning system
# Bad Planning
# Bad Planning

The 9 worst councils in Ireland's planning system

Apr 16th 2012, 10:46 AM 27,802 Views 70 Comments

An Taisce has rated planning systems in 34 city and county councils. Nine of them got an ‘F’ grade.

# economic - Monday 30 January, 2012

France cuts 2012 growth forecast to 0.5 per cent
# France
# France

France cuts 2012 growth forecast to 0.5 per cent

Jan 30th 2012, 5:46 PM 1,173 Views 4 Comments

The second largest economy in the eurozone has halved its growth projections for 2012 – but insists that it will return to growth next year.

# economic - Wednesday 4 January, 2012

It's official: Irish ranks last for happiness in western Europe
# Sad Face
# Sad Face

It's official: Irish ranks last for happiness in western Europe

Jan 4th 2012, 7:00 AM 9,565 Views 34 Comments

Global happiness levels remain high, despite the economic turmoil – just not in Ireland.

# economic - Friday 16 December, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Dec 16th 2011, 8:24 AM 3,521 Views 9 Comments

Every morning, TheJournal.ie brings you nine things you should know with your morning coffee.

# economic - Thursday 1 December, 2011

Sarkozy: We need to rethink Europe to save the euro
# Crisis
# Crisis

Sarkozy: We need to rethink Europe to save the euro

Dec 1st 2011, 8:37 PM 3,762 Views 76 Comments

In a dramatic speech this evening, the French president said that there needs to be a “rethink” of how Europe is structured – and possibly a new treaty.

# economic - Friday 7 October, 2011

Should we all be learning Chinese?
# Global Irish
# Global Irish

Should we all be learning Chinese?

Oct 7th 2011, 7:14 PM 1,454 Views 40 Comments

Treasury Holdings co-founder says Irish students should be learning a Chinese language – Enda Kenny says it’s up to schools. What do you say?

# economic - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

New bailout deal will reduce debt quicker than expected - ESRI
# Bailout
# Bailout

New bailout deal will reduce debt quicker than expected - ESRI

Sep 6th 2011, 7:19 AM 685 Views 11 Comments

Ireland could return to normal lending markets by 2014 according to the economic think tank.