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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

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

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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