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RTÉ Brainstorm – Is Ireland too dependant on corporation tax?

Whitaker Institute member Stephen McNena, of the Performance Management cluster, has written a new article for RTÉ Brainstorm. The piece looks at Ireland’s dependency on corporation tax. Is Ireland too dependant on corporation tax? Analysis: while corporation tax returns have surged in recent years, there are several risks associated with depending on this windfall Corporation… | Read on »

Used Cars

A study compiled by Whitaker Institute member Dr Tom Gillespie, reveals used car prices are 63.7pc more than they were before Covid-19. More from Independent.ie and Irish Examiner.

RTÉ Brainstorm – Why are prices in Ireland so high?

Whitaker Institute member Stephen McNena, of the Performance Management Cluster, has written a new article for RTÉ Brainstorm. The piece looks at the price of goods and services in Ireland, which are substantially above the EU average. Why are prices in Ireland so high? Analysis: Ireland’s high prices are not a recent phenomenon and they’ve… | Read on »

Dr Christine Domegan and Dr Tina Flaherty Awarded Best Research Paper

Congratulations to Dr Christine Domegan and Dr Tina Flaherty, who won best research paper for the third year in a row at the European Social Marketing Conference in Thessaloniki, Greece June 23rd to June 25th. The paper is titled ‘Going round in Circles; Causal Loop diagrams highlight Exchange inefficiencies is Social Marketing’

RTÉ Radio 1 – Summer Economic Statement

Professor John McHale

Whitaker Institute member Professor John McHale, of the Macroeconomics and Finance cluster, told RTÉ Radio 1’s This week that any increase by the Government in pension and social welfare payments would not fully cancel out the rate of inflation. Listen back here.