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# economist - Sunday 16 October, 2016

"Americans feel an awful lot of nasty things in private" - David McWilliams on Budget 17, Trump, and being back on our TVs
# On The Agenda
# On The Agenda

"Americans feel an awful lot of nasty things in private" - David McWilliams on Budget 17, Trump, and being back on our TVs

Oct 16th 2016, 6:20 AM 25,239 Views 20 Comments

The economist is rebooting his TV3 economics show Agenda for a new audience.

# economist - Thursday 9 April, 2015

Here is why double-digit house price increases are a thing of the past
# Back Down To Earth
# Back Down To Earth

Here is why double-digit house price increases are a thing of the past

Apr 9th 2015, 6:14 PM 3,498 Views 0 Comments

This week the Daft.ie Sales Report showed that we can expect the housing market to calm down a little bit.

# economist - Wednesday 20 August, 2014

Living in Australia or Canada? Good choice says The Economist, Dublin not so much
# Grass Is Greener
# Grass Is Greener

Living in Australia or Canada? Good choice says The Economist, Dublin not so much

Aug 20th 2014, 5:39 PM 31,055 Views 50 Comments

Melbourne is the best city to live worldwide but Dublin is way down the list.

# economist - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

Take that Luxembourg. Ireland now 'European domicile of choice' for investment funds...
# BSCITWIWTDB
# BSCITWIWTDB

Take that Luxembourg. Ireland now 'European domicile of choice' for investment funds...

Mar 5th 2014, 10:14 AM 10,197 Views 45 Comments

A new survey places the country far ahead of its nearest rivals, meaning Ireland is well placed to attract a growing share of jobs and investment from the global funds industry

# economist - Thursday 7 November, 2013

John McCarthy appointed Chief Economist at Department of Finance
# Economy
# Economy

John McCarthy appointed Chief Economist at Department of Finance

Nov 7th 2013, 6:40 PM 9,792 Views 33 Comments

The department also announced the appointment of Des Carville as head of its Shareholder Management Unit.

# economist - Saturday 2 June, 2012

Krugman: Ireland voted for a 'bad idea' - and euro could collapse in two years
# Debt Crisis
# Debt Crisis

Krugman: Ireland voted for a 'bad idea' - and euro could collapse in two years

Jun 2nd 2012, 12:03 PM 7,714 Views 100 Comments

The Nobel-winning economist isn’t impressed with Ireland’s vote – but reckons it could all be fairly meaningless anyway.

# economist - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

Paul Krugman says Irish voters should vote No
# Referendum
# Referendum

Paul Krugman says Irish voters should vote No

May 30th 2012, 11:32 AM 9,370 Views 132 Comments

The Nobel prize-winning economist said that austerity is a deeply destructive policy which is failing dismally.

# economist - Sunday 18 March, 2012

Colm McCarthy: Irish bank debt was incurred "under threats" from ECB
# Bankers
# Bankers

Colm McCarthy: Irish bank debt was incurred "under threats" from ECB

Mar 18th 2012, 1:29 PM 7,242 Views 42 Comments

The UCD economist said that no other eurozone country has taken on the kind of bank-related debt that Ireland took on – and warned that it may not be sustainable.

# economist - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Brussels says discussion of second Irish bailout is 'not helpful'
# Bailout
# Bailout

Brussels says discussion of second Irish bailout is 'not helpful'

Jan 10th 2012, 7:26 PM 2,724 Views 20 Comments

Ireland’s first bailout is performing well, says a spokesman for Olli Rehn – so it’s “not particularly useful” to discuss a second one.

Ireland 'should be praying for a second bailout', DCU economist warns
# Second Bailout
# Second Bailout

Ireland 'should be praying for a second bailout', DCU economist warns

Jan 10th 2012, 8:10 AM 4,357 Views 42 Comments

Tony Foley said only borrowing more billions from the EFSF would save Ireland from paying punitive interest rates on financial markets.

# economist - Monday 18 October, 2010

Big Mac Index predicts a 30 per cent fall in the euro
# Business Insider
# Business Insider

Big Mac Index predicts a 30 per cent fall in the euro

Oct 18th 2010, 10:11 AM 637 Views 1 Comment

Oops. As the international currency bunfight gets underway, the Big Mac Index suggests the euro is overvalued by almost a third.