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# downturn

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Opinion: Are all economists just focused on growth? No - meet the women making a difference
Dr Emma Howard says that the stereotype of economists being male and solely focused on economic growth is not a reflection of reality.
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Tony Holohan says he doesn't anticipate recommending retailers to reopen early despite their pleas
Retail Excellence argued that the lockdown had been catastrophic for the sector.
Eurozone economy suffers record drop during lockdown months
The decline in Europe compares to a 9.5% quarter-on-quarter decline for the United States.
Central Bank: Early signs of recovery are visible but Ireland's economic future remains uncertain
Real-time economic data suggests the worst of the decline was experienced in April.
ESRI warns against austerity measures in short-term as economy heals from the pandemic
The think-tank has sketched the likely impact of the virus across a range of Irish economic indicators.
Dublin job losses as Ryanair cuts 250 employees across European offices
The job losses will be at the company’s bases in Dublin, Stansted, Madrid and Wroclaw.
Wuhan death toll raised by 50% as Chinese economy shrinks
The country’s economy shrank 6.8% in the first quarter of the year.
Suicides of more than 470 men in Ireland linked to recession
In 2008, the trend of falling suicide rates started to reverse and self-harm among both men and women has also been rising.
Here's what happened when the lights went out in Motown
The Pontiac Silverdome has seen better days.
Up to 560 suicides linked to the recession
That’s according to a report on suicide prevention that will be presented to the Dáil committee next week.
First rise in construction sector since 2007
The survey finds that employment stabilised in the Irish construction sector.
Italian crisis intensifies as rebels begin deserting Berlusconi
Members of his party are considering splitting from the former premier after he urged his ministers to pull out of the Government at the weekend.
Five years older and deeper in debt... So why don't the Irish protest more?
In the last few years, there’s been a noticeable decrease in the numbers taking to the streets to voice their anger. We asked the experts — why are the Irish so reluctant to protest?
12 golden memories of the Celtic Tiger era
#celtictigernostalgia is trending on Twitter.
Growing up in Ireland: Latest study findings show huge impact of recession on families
The long-term study focusing on childhood found a significant increase in the number of parents going through financial problems between 2008 and 2011.
Two thirds of Irish householders have seen their income reduced in past year
A new survey from Friends Firsts shows 67 per cent have seen a reduction in income. Elsewhere, there’s an increase in the number of people in work investing in a pension.
Almost 1 in 2 men who took their own lives had worked in construction
The cases were recorded over four years from around the start of the down-turn in September 2008.
Cutbacks force Architectural Archive to close for summer
Ireland’s ‘buildings record’ says it has to make its six staff temporarily redundant.
Cyprus holds presidential election following heated campaign
The campaign was focused on rescuing the recession-hit EU member state from bankruptcy.
Merkel kicks off campaign, highlights economic strength
The German Chancellor’s party faces a tough battle in the upcoming Lower Saxony state vote.
Companies 'fire their best workers during recessions'
High-skilled – but high wage-earners – are among those most likely to be let go, finds Columbia University research.
72 per cent of Irish CEOs see overseas markets as more significant
A survey also showed that only 21 per cent of CEOs believe that Ireland will return to strong GDP growth in 2013.
Figures indicate European economy is "dropping back into recession"
A new report also shows contraction across the eurozone economy is filtering through to the labour market.
Another fine mess: fears grow for Bohs' future
Bohemians bosses make appeal for funds.