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#Economics

# economics - Monday 9 July, 2012

Column: Reasons for making childcare tax-deductible are solid...

…So why is the Department of Finance dragging its heels on figuring out that this policy would be cash-positive for the State, asks independent TD Stephen Donnelly.

# economics - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Save money on your grocery bill: YOUR tips Home Economics This post contains images

Save money on your grocery bill: YOUR tips

Delicious and inexpensive recipes, clever ways with the shopping list… and some creative uses for household items.

# economics - Monday 25 June, 2012

Cyprus asks for bailout from the eurozone

The Cypriot government confirmed the news this evening, citing the country’s exposure to the Greek economy.

Nick Leeson: On Mick Wallace and his 'false economy'

The Wexford TD is symptomatic of the move from delayed gratification to credit consumerism which we are still struggling to shake off, writes Nick Leeson.

# economics - Monday 18 June, 2012

Exports and imports dive in April

The latest data from the CSO shows the lowest seasonally-adjusted monthly export figures since March 2010.

# economics - Saturday 2 June, 2012

Taking a Punt: Art takes on corruption and recession Punt Nua? This post contains images

Taking a Punt: Art takes on corruption and recession

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

# economics - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Referendum roundup: Your last-minute information station

Campaigning on the ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ side shut down at 2pm today. As you get your voting card ready for tomorrow’s poll, TheJournal.ie pushes aside the political point-scoring…

Poll: Have you changed your mind in referendum vote? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you changed your mind in referendum vote?

The ‘Yes’ and ‘No’ campaigns are going to be battling to get their messages across in the last hours before referendum vote. But have either of them managed to get you to switch sides?

# economics - Tuesday 29 May, 2012

Column: Low rate of lending to Germany has put them in driving seat

The gap between those who can access the markets and those who can’t continues to wide, writes Nick Leeson…

# economics - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Column: My rollercoaster ride to save the family business

Six weeks ago, Ben Peat thought his 70-year-old family electronics business was going under – but public support helped save his company from becoming another footnote in the story of the recession.

# economics - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Column: ‘The treaty is risky and dangerously experimental’

On a ‘No’ vote: Economist Terrence McDonough says evoking fear in people over the recession is not an appropriate move by government.

# economics - Thursday 10 May, 2012

Department warns of 'impossible' goals as it announces reorganisation

The Department of Finance has published its statement of strategy today, announcing a significant internal reorganisation.

# economics - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

VIDEO: Gerry Adams challenged on economists' quotes in SF leaflet Referendum This post contains videos

VIDEO: Gerry Adams challenged on economists' quotes in SF leaflet

A Sinn Féin pamphlet quotes three economists as bemoaning the fiscal compact… but some are actually in favour of it.

# economics - Friday 20 April, 2012

From The42 This study says NFL teams would be crazy not to draft players with criminal records Rap Sheet

This study says NFL teams would be crazy not to draft players with criminal records

A professor has crunched the numbers…

# economics - Monday 2 April, 2012

Poll: Is now a good time to buy a home? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is now a good time to buy a home?

Two house price reports are out today – both say house prices still falling, but one says that slide is now very slow. Tell us what you think…

# economics - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Census 2011: Over half the population lives in Leinster

Co Laois boasts the largest increase in population, while the highest growth of any constituency was recorded in Dublin North.

# economics - Sunday 18 March, 2012

From The Daily Edge Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web…

# economics - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Column: Fiscal compact? Time to send Merkozy back to Economics 101

The EU fiscal treaty shows a level of economic illiteracy that would embarrass most college students, writes Ronan Lyons.

# economics - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Why do China's leaders love visiting Shannon?

Newswhip’s Paul Quigley discovers how Shannon, Co Clare helped invent modern China.

# economics - Wednesday 22 February, 2012

President warns of democratic and intellectual crises

Michael D Higgins told the audience at the LSE that if Ireland had retained some of the elements of its national revival, the economic collapse may not be as bad as it is.

# economics - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

From The42 Soccernomics: 5 points or 6 for Ireland at Euro 2012? It doesn't matter Confused.com

Soccernomics: 5 points or 6 for Ireland at Euro 2012? It doesn't matter

A key question, if we are to get out of the group this summer, is how many points do we need? We’ve crunched the numbers.

# economics - Friday 3 February, 2012

Michael D: “Skewed values” partly to blame for economic collapse

The President said that “radical individualism” and light-touch regulation led to markets being seen as infallible.

# economics - Tuesday 31 January, 2012

Watch: The eurozone debt crisis explained in 'punk economics' Punk Economics This post contains videos

Watch: The eurozone debt crisis explained in 'punk economics'

David McWilliams explains our dire situation in terms everyone can understand – and adds his own diagrams…

# economics - Monday 30 January, 2012

Dublin falls from 12th to 198th in study of major world cities

The only cities which did worse than Dublin in the study of 200 cities were Lisbon and Athens.

# economics - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

Inflation drops in December across eurozone and UK

The fall in inflation has raised hopes that the European Central Bank may reduce interest rates.

# economics - Saturday 17 December, 2011

We're heading for a recession... oh, no we're not?

Ireland definitely experienced a downturn from July to September – but is that a trend we can ‘look forward’ to in the medium-term?

# economics - Wednesday 7 December, 2011

Winners and losers of Budget 2012: In pictures Budget 2012 This post contains images

Winners and losers of Budget 2012: In pictures

There was plenty at stake in the austere Budget presented by Brendan Howlin and Michael Noonan over the past two days. This slideshow will fill you in…

Poll: How do you feel after Budget 2012? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How do you feel after Budget 2012?

Do you feel more down in the dumps after Budget 2012 – or do you feel more relieved than you expected to? Tell us in our sentiment poll this morning…

# economics - Monday 28 November, 2011

Drug testing of motorists to be introduced in new year

Drivers suspected of being under the influence of drugs will have to perform co-ordination tests – such as walking in a straight line or balancing on one leg – under plans announced by Minister Leo Varadkar.

# economics - Thursday 24 November, 2011

From The42 Soccernomics: how good are Trap's Boys in Green compared to class of '88? Outside The Box

Soccernomics: how good are Trap's Boys in Green compared to class of '88?

Had the likes of Given, Dunne, Doyle or Hunt played in the 1980s they they would be playing for the elite English clubs, write economists Robbie and David Butler.

It's official*: Michael Noonan is better than Brian Lenihan

*That’s according to the Financial Times’s annual ranking of EU finance ministers. But it’s not all good news for Noonan…

# economics - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

Belgium: Things are getting worse by the minute

A Belgian reader emails his take on the latest worrying developments there – and what action the country’s political leaders need to take.

# economics - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

The CEO of Next offers €300,000 if you figure out how to leave the euro

Simon Wolfson, who is also in the House of Lords, offers a prize to anyone who comes up with a way to quit the currency.

# economics - Thursday 3 November, 2011

Economics students walkout of Harvard to join Occupy movement

Nearly 70 students walked out of an economics class at the prestigious university claiming that teaching was biased towards capitalism.

# economics - Tuesday 1 November, 2011

Column: Confused about what will happen to the euro? Everyone is.

Former trader Nick Leeson speaks to those working at the heart of financial markets and finds that uncertainty and confusion is thwarting a move forward.

# economics - Friday 28 October, 2011

Column: A crash course in the economics of flooding

Economist Ronan Lyons looks at how floods affect our thinking – and wonders if we know enough about the risks.

# economics - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

Column: I'm a businessman. Here's why I joined Occupy Dame Street

He isn’t a dreadlocked New Ageist and he hates drumming circles – but David Johnson believes in Occupy Dame Street. Here he explains why our system has to change.

# economics - Monday 10 October, 2011

Take 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

US academics share Nobel economics prize for work on macroeconomic theory

Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims both independently examined the cause-and-effect relationships in large economies.

# economics - Saturday 17 September, 2011

What would happen to us if Greece defaulted?

TheJournal.ie reporters have been quizzing those in the know to describe the potential fallout of a Greek debt default on Ireland’s economic, social and political scene…