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# economics - Tuesday 20 September, 2022

Joe Biden slams ‘trickle-down economics’ as he prepares for meeting with Liz Truss
# Economy
# Economy

Joe Biden slams ‘trickle-down economics’ as he prepares for meeting with Liz Truss

Tue 8:16 PM 25,519 Views 20 Comments

The two leaders are set to meet at the United Nations summit in New York City tomorrow.

# economics - Thursday 28 July, 2022

US economy shrank 0.9% last quarter for its second straight drop
# US Economy
# US Economy

US economy shrank 0.9% last quarter for its second straight drop

Jul 28th 2022, 4:44 PM 14,687 Views 9 Comments

The decline in the gross domestic product – the broadest gauge of the economy – followed a 1.6% annual drop from January through March.

# economics - Friday 3 June, 2022

Not quite normal: Airport chaos mirrors post-Covid economy struggling to find its level
# Analysis
# Analysis

Not quite normal: Airport chaos mirrors post-Covid economy struggling to find its level

Jun 3rd 2022, 11:57 AM 11,266 Views 14 Comments

The airport isn’t the only business that hasn’t been able to cater for rapid increased demand.

# economics - Wednesday 20 April, 2022

'We would have loved to play at Thomond Park but we're going to embrace the Aviva'
# Economics
From The42
# Economics

'We would have loved to play at Thomond Park but we're going to embrace the Aviva'

Apr 20th 2022, 7:00 AM 7,967 Views 10 Comments

Munster head coach Johann van Graan says the province is aligned over the decision.

# economics - Wednesday 23 March, 2022

Disposable incomes to fall for the first time since 2012 amid rampant inflation, economists say
# Cost Of Living
# Cost Of Living

Disposable incomes to fall for the first time since 2012 amid rampant inflation, economists say

Updated Mar 23rd 2022, 10:00 AM 36,795 Views 56 Comments

The combined impact of higher prices and greater uncertainty in global trade from the war in Ukraine is likely to weaken Irish growth this year.

# economics - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

January tax revenue down almost €520 million on same month last year
# Money
# Money

January tax revenue down almost €520 million on same month last year

Feb 2nd 2021, 7:57 PM 16,044 Views 13 Comments

An exchequer surplus was recorded last month, but the government said this will be “entirely reversed” in February.

# economics - Sunday 1 November, 2020

To tackle income poverty and inequality, we need to fully understand the complexities of the data
# CSO
# CSO

To tackle income poverty and inequality, we need to fully understand the complexities of the data

Nov 1st 2020, 6:45 AM 16,783 Views 33 Comments

The 2019 Survey of Income and Living Conditions offers an important insight into life in Ireland today.

# economics - Monday 29 June, 2020

Unfriended: Is #StopHateForProfit a tipping point for Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg?
# Money Talks
# Money Talks

Unfriended: Is #StopHateForProfit a tipping point for Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg?

Jun 29th 2020, 3:52 PM 24,556 Views 49 Comments

Some of the internet’s biggest advertisers have started to pull their ads from the site.

# economics - Sunday 7 June, 2020

Sweden didn't lock down during pandemic, but its economy still looks set to plunge
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Sweden didn't lock down during pandemic, but its economy still looks set to plunge

Jun 7th 2020, 11:40 AM 53,599 Views 64 Comments

Sweden’s response to Covid-19 has differed to most countries.

# economics - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

Taking over private hospitals during the Covid-19 crisis will cost roughly €300 million
# Covid Committee
# Covid Committee

Taking over private hospitals during the Covid-19 crisis will cost roughly €300 million

Updated Jun 2nd 2020, 3:03 PM 25,263 Views 40 Comments

‘A fire alarm went off and we sent four fire tenders, and people are saying now we should only have sent three,’ the secretary general said.

# economics - Friday 24 April, 2020

Morning Memo: Sign up to TheJournal.ie's daily business and economics newsletter
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# Business

Morning Memo: Sign up to TheJournal.ie's daily business and economics newsletter

Apr 24th 2020, 1:07 PM 9,495 Views 1 Comment

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# economics - Tuesday 31 March, 2020

'I’m tired but then I think about what I see in the hospital' - Italy flanker vows to help until pandemic ends
# Selfless Act
From The42
# Selfless Act

'I’m tired but then I think about what I see in the hospital' - Italy flanker vows to help until pandemic ends

Mar 31st 2020, 3:41 PM 5,209 Views 2 Comments

Zebre back-rower Maxime Mbanda has volunteered to drive an ambulance with the Yellow Cross.

# economics - Saturday 28 March, 2020

Opinion: Economic activity is primed to resume after Covid-19. In the meantime, it’s about survival
# Economics
# Economics

Opinion: Economic activity is primed to resume after Covid-19. In the meantime, it’s about survival

Mar 28th 2020, 6:00 AM 25,146 Views 39 Comments

Dr Robert Sweeney, Economist and Policy Analyst with TASC, outlines why this crisis is different to 2008.

# economics - Friday 22 November, 2019

The Explainer: What is antibiotic resistance and why should we be concerned about it?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: What is antibiotic resistance and why should we be concerned about it?

Nov 22nd 2019, 5:00 PM 9,032 Views 9 Comments

It’s here in Ireland, and we look at why.

# economics - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Opinion: Our friends can influence our behaviour more than we think
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Our friends can influence our behaviour more than we think

Jul 6th 2019, 9:30 AM 13,229 Views 13 Comments

Herd instinct can be explained through behavioural economics, writes Michael Sanders, author of the book Social Butterflies .

# economics - Thursday 20 June, 2019

Tax rises should be considered in October's Budget to prevent economy overheating, ESRI recommends
# Hot Hot Heat
# Hot Hot Heat

Tax rises should be considered in October's Budget to prevent economy overheating, ESRI recommends

Jun 20th 2019, 7:20 AM 17,788 Views 74 Comments

The think tank says the economy is “now effectively operating at full capacity”.

# economics - Sunday 24 March, 2019

Opinion: How you see the Irish economy depends on if you're a glass half-full or half-empty kind of person
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: How you see the Irish economy depends on if you're a glass half-full or half-empty kind of person

Mar 24th 2019, 7:00 AM 16,274 Views 56 Comments

In many ways, the Irish economy looks to be in ‘Goldilocks’ territory: not too cold, but still not too hot, writes Victor Duggan.

# economics - Friday 25 January, 2019

Higher costs, fewer exports: The economic warning for Ireland in a no-deal Brexit
# Central Bank
# Central Bank

Higher costs, fewer exports: The economic warning for Ireland in a no-deal Brexit

Jan 25th 2019, 12:05 AM 26,935 Views 42 Comments

Ireland’s economy is performing strongly, the Central Bank says, but Brexit could slow things down considerably.

# economics - Monday 17 December, 2018

Opinion: Debunking the myth of the squeezed middle
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: Debunking the myth of the squeezed middle

Dec 17th 2018, 7:00 AM 36,109 Views 63 Comments

High earners pay more tax but they also benefit from the fact workers in the service industry get paid low wages, writes Killian Donoghue.

# economics - Wednesday 28 November, 2018

We go again! All-Ireland champions Dublin begin league defence with home tie against 2017 finalists
# Fixture List
From The42
# Fixture List

We go again! All-Ireland champions Dublin begin league defence with home tie against 2017 finalists

Nov 28th 2018, 3:17 PM 2,615 Views 0 Comments

The 2019 Lidl Ladies National League fixtures have been announced.

# economics - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Why online-only supermarkets haven't come to Ireland... yet
# Dot Com Industry
# Dot Com Industry

Why online-only supermarkets haven't come to Ireland... yet

Jul 15th 2018, 10:30 AM 28,479 Views 36 Comments

Stock exchange-listed Ocado has global ambitions but hasn’t washed up on these shores.

# economics - Monday 8 January, 2018

Coast Guard suspends use of Beaumont Hospital landing site after resident complaints
# Emergency
# Emergency

Coast Guard suspends use of Beaumont Hospital landing site after resident complaints

Jan 8th 2018, 12:05 AM 58,370 Views 146 Comments

Crews are being told to use Dublin Airport for transfers to Beaumont Hospital, adding up to 20 minutes onto the journey for the patient.

# economics - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

From Mrs Brown to Mr O'Brien: The Paradise Papers' Irish connections
# Policy
From Business ETC
# Policy

From Mrs Brown to Mr O'Brien: The Paradise Papers' Irish connections

Nov 8th 2017, 3:28 PM 2,415 Views 0 Comments

A number of well-known faces have cropped up in the historical data leak.

# economics - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Here's what makes it easy (and difficult) to do business in Ireland
# Economics
From Business ETC
# Economics

Here's what makes it easy (and difficult) to do business in Ireland

Nov 1st 2017, 11:44 AM 912 Views 0 Comments

The country ranked 17th in a World Bank ‘ease of doing business’ global study.

# economics - Monday 2 October, 2017

TheJournal.ie's Factcheck series among winners at Miriam Hederman O'Brien Prize Giving
# Highly Commended
# Highly Commended

TheJournal.ie's Factcheck series among winners at Miriam Hederman O'Brien Prize Giving

Oct 2nd 2017, 10:30 PM 9,333 Views 20 Comments

The Foundation for Fiscal Studies held its prize giving ceremony this morning.

Poll: Should income taxes be cut for higher earners?
# Opinion
From Business ETC
# Opinion

Poll: Should income taxes be cut for higher earners?

Oct 2nd 2017, 4:59 PM 1,376 Views 0 Comments

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar recently claimed high taxes were holding back the nation.

# economics - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Here are some Budget wishes - and what we can expect to actually get
# Opinion
From Business ETC
# Opinion

Here are some Budget wishes - and what we can expect to actually get

Sep 30th 2017, 12:00 PM 614 Views 0 Comments

There won’t be any Celtic Tiger-style ‘goodies’ for Ireland in the 2018 edition.

# economics - Thursday 28 September, 2017

How will Donald Trump's latest tax plan affect Ireland? What you need to know
# Policy
From Business ETC
# Policy

How will Donald Trump's latest tax plan affect Ireland? What you need to know

Sep 28th 2017, 11:32 AM 541 Views 0 Comments

The US company tax rate is to be slashed to 20%, bringing it closer to Ireland’s level.

# economics - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

Brexit, Trump and taxes: Why Irish bosses are less optimistic this year
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

Brexit, Trump and taxes: Why Irish bosses are less optimistic this year

Sep 13th 2017, 1:01 AM 204 Views 0 Comments

Fewer CEOs are expecting to see revenues and profit growth this year.

# economics - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Warning: Ireland's high debt has left the country 'exposed to shocks'
# Policy
From Business ETC
# Policy

Warning: Ireland's high debt has left the country 'exposed to shocks'

Sep 5th 2017, 1:00 AM 651 Views 0 Comments

That’s according to the government’s spending watchdog, which wants a rainy-day fund.

# economics - Wednesday 16 August, 2017

The UK wants a 'cross-border trade exemption' so firms can avoid Irish customs checks
# Policy
From Business ETC
# Policy

The UK wants a 'cross-border trade exemption' so firms can avoid Irish customs checks

Aug 16th 2017, 3:26 PM 644 Views 0 Comments

But many of Westminster’s proposals have already been dismissed as impossible.

# economics - Tuesday 15 August, 2017

What Britain's latest plans for trade borders mean for Irish business
# Policy
From Business ETC
# Policy

What Britain's latest plans for trade borders mean for Irish business

Aug 15th 2017, 12:11 PM 811 Views 0 Comments

The UK wants out of the customs union – but it faces an uphill battle for the EU to accept its demands.

# economics - Friday 9 June, 2017

A hung UK parliament has sent the pound into a dive
# Economics
From Business ETC
# Economics

A hung UK parliament has sent the pound into a dive

Jun 9th 2017, 9:30 AM 300 Views 0 Comments

Analysts say the UK is “stepping further into the unknown”.

# economics - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

The pound is taking a beating as a hung UK parliament looms
# Economics
From Business ETC
# Economics

The pound is taking a beating as a hung UK parliament looms

May 31st 2017, 12:31 PM 383 Views 0 Comments

The latest polls point to Theresa May’s majority being wiped out – but anything could happen yet.

# economics - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

There has been a 'staggering' rise in full-time jobs in Ireland over the past year
# Work
From Business ETC
# Work

There has been a 'staggering' rise in full-time jobs in Ireland over the past year

May 30th 2017, 2:41 PM 768 Views 0 Comments

But there’s still plenty of scope for the workforce to grow as more people look for employment.

# economics - Saturday 20 May, 2017

Europe's company tax plans will benefit large countries while Ireland loses out
# Opinion
From Business ETC
# Opinion

Europe's company tax plans will benefit large countries while Ireland loses out

May 20th 2017, 3:00 PM 202 Views 0 Comments

The so-called CCCTB plan is said to be good for the EU, but its impact will be felt here.

# economics - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

A European court ruling paves the way for a bruising Brexit
# Policy
From Business ETC
# Policy

A European court ruling paves the way for a bruising Brexit

May 16th 2017, 10:32 AM 587 Views 0 Comments

The decision means all EU states and regional authorities have to clear any trade deal.

# economics - Monday 15 May, 2017

Upping eurozone exports is 'not an optional extra' for firms as Brexit looms
# Economics
From Business ETC
# Economics

Upping eurozone exports is 'not an optional extra' for firms as Brexit looms

May 15th 2017, 4:33 PM 152 Views 0 Comments

Enterprise Ireland wants to increase exports to the region by 50% in three years.

# economics - Saturday 13 May, 2017

'Now's the best time to start a company because everyone else is scared s**tless'
# Startups
# Startups

'Now's the best time to start a company because everyone else is scared s**tless'

May 13th 2017, 6:00 PM 11,130 Views 6 Comments

Irish founder Dylan Collins thinks Brexit will be a godsend for any entrepreneur with guts.

# economics - Thursday 11 May, 2017

Donald Trump: 'I give the Irish a lot of credit. They never raised their taxes'
# Policy
From Business ETC
# Policy

Donald Trump: 'I give the Irish a lot of credit. They never raised their taxes'

May 11th 2017, 3:13 PM 905 Views 0 Comments

In an interview with the Economist, Trump singled out Ireland’s economic policies for praise.

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