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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How Investors And Business Owners Think About Opportunities: The Investing and Business Value Proposition of Vietnam

How Investors And Business Owners Think About Opportunities: The Investing and Business Value Proposition of Vietnam

🕔23:43, 11.Dec 2017

The first thing that hits you is the heat, then it’s the number of people in such a relatively small space and then, the biggest thing of all is the chaotically efficient (or efficiently chaotic!) experience on the roads. I

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What is fintech, and how it’s going to change the world of investing and financial transactions as we know it

What is fintech, and how it’s going to change the world of investing and financial transactions as we know it

🕔22:30, 5.Jul 2017

Are you curious about “fintech”? It stands for “financial technology” and it is the topic of many conversations at the moment. Fintech is more and more widespread and we are all using it to some extent nowadays. Have you ever bought

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The 100 Year Life: Plan for it, because it’s coming, and it’s here to stay – for a long time

The 100 Year Life: Plan for it, because it’s coming, and it’s here to stay – for a long time

🕔09:21, 2.Mar 2017

Are you ready to live to 100 years old? This was the subject of my presentation to Business in the Community Northern Ireland, as part of their “Age in the Workplace’ initiative. A study recently published in the Lancet highlights

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