Creative Destruction: How this economic principle affects you and how to use it to your advantage (Moncrieff show podcast)

Creative Destruction: How this economic principle affects you and how to use it to your advantage (Moncrieff show podcast)

🕔19:47, 29.May 2014

  During my economics slot with the Sean Moncrieff show on Newstalk recently (listen to the podcast here), I discussed the economic principle known as “creative destruction”. Creative destruction is one of the reasons income inequality comes about. How?    

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The economics of coffee – The Moncrieff show interview

The economics of coffee – The Moncrieff show interview

🕔08:58, 23.Apr 2014

  Sean asks me about a fascinating topic: the economics of coffee. Why is coffee priced differently in different places when it costs about the same to produce? And why is it that we’re willing to pay more and stand

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What is quantitative easing, and what problem does it solve? Is it ever possible to create “free money”?

What is quantitative easing, and what problem does it solve? Is it ever possible to create “free money”?

🕔16:06, 31.Mar 2014

  Quantitative easing is a “monetary policy” measure. It is used by central banks in an attempt to stimulate the economy, more precisely to kickstart growth in times of economic sluggishness. But it’s not a panacea and should be used

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Investing made easier: Think of the stock market as a supermarket, because that’s what it is

Investing made easier: Think of the stock market as a supermarket, because that’s what it is

🕔14:30, 25.Sep 2013

  An extremely common reaction to investing in the stock market, especially from women, is that it’s too risky, too dangerous, and akin to gambling (Short Term Trading and Spread Betting I consider gambling but not Investing in the Markets

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How does the way we pay influence GDP?

How does the way we pay influence GDP?

🕔22:22, 30.Jun 2013

  …After all, as long as we pay, it counts towards GDP, doesn’t it? A recent report by Moody’s Analytics emphasizes how credit card payments have contributed to the economy. In the period from 2008 to 2012, greater usage of

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Is your business missing out on this ideal target market?

Is your business missing out on this ideal target market?

🕔08:47, 6.Feb 2013

    If your business has been struggling in the recession, you might have been dreaming of a huge group of customers, with lots of disposable income, who are immune to the recession and even – you can always dream,

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Yes, there is an effective way of dealing with Ireland’s huge mortgage crisis

Yes, there is an effective way of dealing with Ireland’s huge mortgage crisis

🕔10:40, 24.Jan 2013

    In previous articles we talked about government deleveraging and the promissory note, and about the credit crunch that is affecting businesses.   Let’s now talk about the huge mortgage crisis that we urgently need to face up to

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What happens when banks are not lending

What happens when banks are not lending

🕔11:11, 16.Jan 2013

    We looked at government deleveraging in a previous article; corporate and individual deleveraging also have implications for the general state of our economy. Indeed, if the government, businesses and households are all saving and paying off debt at

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Deleveraging – Ireland should be offered some wiggle room on the prom note… not be asking for it

Deleveraging – Ireland should be offered some wiggle room on the prom note… not be asking for it

🕔09:29, 19.Dec 2012

    Everybody in Ireland, individuals, companies, banks and the government, are engaging in deleveraging these days, tightening their belts to pay off the debts we collectively accumulated during the boom.   Deleveraging is the opposite of leveraging. When using

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Ireland’s international trade: the real story

Ireland’s international trade: the real story

🕔11:26, 6.Dec 2012

  Haven’t I been continuously promoting exports, and saying that exports are a wonderful way to increase your client base, that you can get so much help from government agencies, and that I am working to establish links to the

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