Positive Economics Webinar –  COVID 19, the Gender Pay Gap and Primary Research

Positive Economics Webinar – COVID 19, the Gender Pay Gap and Primary Research

🕔21:42, 25.Mar 2020

One of the key reasons that we decided to run the Positive Economics webinar series (with exports, housing and Brexit so far) is that it’s such a dynamic subject, it can be difficult for students and teachers to keep up with

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Five things you can do for your business in these strange times

Five things you can do for your business in these strange times

🕔13:54, 19.Mar 2020

As we try to make sense of this new world that we’ve all been jolted into, people are struggling in this health, economic and social crisis – I couldn’t speak to you all but I wanted to share five things

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Positive Economist FaceBook Live –  A Spotlight on Exports

Positive Economist FaceBook Live – A Spotlight on Exports

🕔16:48, 27.Feb 2020

There is a lot of talk these days about exports. For example, you might hear people say that “Ireland is a very open economy” or “the UK is Ireland’s biggest trading partner and that gives rise to a lot of

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Positive Economist FaceBook Live –  A Spotlight on Housing

Positive Economist FaceBook Live – A Spotlight on Housing

🕔23:32, 21.Jan 2020

During our Facebook Live video today, I took our viewers on a whistle-stop tour of the Irish housing market. In 2020, the government expects to spend €2.56 billion on housing and this is more than double the amount spent during

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Key opportunities and issues facing Irish business – the international view.

Key opportunities and issues facing Irish business – the international view.

🕔20:04, 12.Dec 2019

In November 2019, I was invited by Irish International Business Network to present the closing remarks at their annual conference in London. While reflecting on the insights shared on the Eurostar to Belgium the next morning, I recorded this whistle-stop

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Positive Economics FaceBook Live – A Brexit update, super productive economic resources and time management in exams

Positive Economics FaceBook Live – A Brexit update, super productive economic resources and time management in exams

🕔22:32, 5.Dec 2019

Tonight, I hosted our very first Positive Economics FaceBook Live! At the launch of our new book last year, we promised to give teachers and students a regular, dynamic update on what’s going on in the national and international economy

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The Future of Retail: it’s data, yes – but not only

The Future of Retail: it’s data, yes – but not only

🕔21:56, 19.Mar 2019

The Future of Retail I was recently an MC at the 16thDublin Economic Monitor about the Future of Retail (7thFebruary 2019) Some fascinating numbers from the event: “Croke Park and a half”: an extra 33,000 people have found employment in Dublin

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Pension Resources

Pension Resources

🕔12:09, 1.Nov 2018

Following on from the Insitute of Banking “Mind Your Own Pension” this evening, here are a list of the resources that I mentioned throughout the session: The State Pension Q&A including contact details for specific queries https://www.welfare.ie/en/Pages/Qualifying-for-State-Pension-Contributory.aspx How to register

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What is the Irish position in Brexit developments? A Brexit Irish SWOT analysis

What is the Irish position in Brexit developments? A Brexit Irish SWOT analysis

🕔19:08, 27.Feb 2018

What is the Irish position in Brexit developments? As I am writing this piece, I am sitting in a “boulangerie” on the “Avenue of the Americas” in New York. The European influence is everywhere in this beautiful patisserie – the

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The Future of Europe: Six Areas to Watch

The Future of Europe: Six Areas to Watch

🕔17:33, 10.Jan 2018

What’s the future of Europe? When you mention Europe or the EU in Ireland or in the UK these days, the first thing – and perhaps the only thing – that comes to mind is Brexit. What will happen, what

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