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# Economists

This year
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.
Global banking crisis déjà vu: How worried should we be?
‘Why should we think that this will not happen with other banks?’ one economist said, referring to the failure of Credit Suisse.
All time
So is Jarvis Cocker an economist now?
He came from Greece, he had a thirst for knowledge…
Experts helping the banking inquiry figure out what to investigate deliver interim report
The final report will help members determine how the inquiry model is going to work.
Poll: Should the government ease up on austerity in this budget?
The Labour Party wants to see just €2 billion in cuts in the next budget but economists have said we must stick to the plan. What do you think?
Column: Reasons for making childcare tax-deductible are solid...
…So why is the Department of Finance dragging its heels on figuring out that this policy would be cash-positive for the State, asks independent TD Stephen Donnelly.
EU Referendum: SF denies misrepresenting economists on No vote leaflets
Three economists who are advocating a Yes vote in the forthcoming referendum are quoted as being critical of the Fiscal Compact on a Sinn Féin leaflet that is being distributed.
10 things you should know about Ireland’s mortgage debt and arrears
Economist Ronan Lyons sifts through the myths and figures being thrown about in the debate about whether there should be mortgage debt forgiveness.
Writing off mortgage debt is an "emergency" need
Chorus of calls for Government to organise a mortgage debt relief scheme for worst-off householders builds to crescendo – and now a government junior minister is backing it…
LISTEN: Professor Morgan Kelly warns Ireland is now 'insolvent'
The economist famous for predicting the recession spoke at the Kilkenny Arts Festival last night. Hear what he had to say…
Crack number-crunchers take on The Irish Problem
Conference of top international economists meet in Dublin to give their thoughts on how to solve our financial woes.