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# neri - Thursday 18 July, 2019

Irish economy on the brink of overheating stoked by ongoing Brexit uncertainty

The report claims Ireland’s economy is not yet overheating, but if trends continue, it could do so within the next two years.

# neri - Tuesday 27 June, 2017

Poll: Should the Government reduce taxes? Make It Rain This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Government reduce taxes?

Many economists believe that tax cuts are a bad idea.

The economy will grow but warning there is 'no case for tax cuts'

While Ireland spends more than average among ten rich EU countries, it is behind on spending in education particularly.

# neri - Sunday 22 March, 2015

Here's everything you need to know about business this week

Everyone was talking about Ryanair’s U-turn, trains and automobiles, and the city-country divide.

# neri - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Saying jobs are only being created in Dublin is 'highly misleading'

One in four workers earn less than the living wage, new research has found.

# neri - Friday 7 November, 2014

'These blunt, cold letters show just how desperate the situation was'

The Nevin Economic Research Institute said that while the contents of the letters from the ECB to Brian Lenihan isn’t a shock, the tone is surprising.

# neri - Wednesday 24 September, 2014

There's "no room" in the Irish economy for tax cuts - we should be investing instead

The conditions just aren’t right yet, the Nevin Institute has said.

# neri - Thursday 28 August, 2014

Irish households pay just under 24% in tax, a new study says

If you’re at the bottom or the top of the income charts, you pay more than the average.

# neri - Friday 27 June, 2014

The briefcase: subprime mortgages, house prices and burying a Bentley

This was the week in business…

# neri - Saturday 22 March, 2014

Call for government to be allowed shut down social media sites rejected by Fianna Fáil

A motion that called for the government to be given the right to shut down a social media site if it leads to the death of a citizen was defeated by delegates on day two of the party’s Ard Fheis in Killarney.

# neri - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

250,000 households have less than €15,000 a year to live on

But income gaps are skewing analysis of the income average according to the Nevin Economic Research Centre.

# neri - Wednesday 18 September, 2013

Government can avoid further cuts with tax hike for top 10% of earners

The Nevin Economic Research Institute said that €400 million could be raised with a 1.5 per cent increase on the top 10 per cent of earners.

# neri - Wednesday 26 June, 2013

NERI publishes alternative approach to Ireland's budgetary policies

The economic institute says using the promissory note savings, investing in a stimulus package and taxing the top 10 per cent of earners could reduce the government deficit to 3 per cent by 2015.

# neri - Thursday 11 April, 2013

Low growth and high unemployment forecast for next three years - NERI

Authors predict a further fall in the numbers employed in 2013 but expect employment to remain static in 2014 and 2015.

# neri - Friday 18 January, 2013

33% of households have an income of less than €30,000 - NERI

New NERI research shows that 62 per cent of households across the country have a gross income below the mean.

# neri - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Column: What is a ‘high earner’ in Ireland today?

We tend to think of ‘high earners’ as being those with salaries above €100,000 – but the figures reveal a different story, writes Micheál Collins.

# neri - Friday 5 October, 2012

Column: We’re told more austerity is inevitable. That’s not the whole story.

We hear a consensus that more big cuts are necessary – but there is an alternative, writes Tom Healy. Here it is.

# neri - Sunday 17 June, 2012

Working costs parents up to €400 a week - provisional study

However, the costs fall dramatically as children grow older and begin school.

# neri - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

Column: The last thing Ireland – and Europe – needs is more austerity

Further budget strictures? We badly need investment instead, writes Tom Healy after the announcement of the Fiscal Treaty referendum.