Professor Alan Ahearne, director of the Whitaker Institute, spoke to RTÉ Radio 1’s Morning Ireland about the latest Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) economic outlook for Ireland which says growth remains robust but also warns of risks to the Irish economy from the likes of Brexit.
Professor Alan Ahearne, Director of the Whitaker Institute, was on RTÉ’s News at One to discuss rent in Ireland and housing contraction.
Professor Alan Ahearne, Director of the Whitaker Institute, discusses the future for the Fed and U.S. Economy with Vincent Wall, of the Taking Stock podcast by Newstalk. Listen to the podcast on iTunes here Listen to the podcast online here
Professor Alan Ahearne, Director of the Whitaker Institute, provided his expertise to the Sunday Independent on the financial benefits and drawbacks the coming year will bring to those living in Ireland. Read the full article here.
In the fateful decade since the collapse of Lehman Brothers and the Bank Guarantee of September 2008, much has happened in Ireland – financial crisis, deep recession, bailout by the ‘Troika’, a protracted period of austerity followed by vigorous economic recovery. But what has really changed over the last ten years? What developments in the… | Read on »
Download the full report “How (Not) To Do Public Policy” by Jim O’Leary here. Why do some public policy measures succeed while others fail? Why, for example, has the Local Property Tax been a policy success, while the attempt to introduce water charges was a policy disaster? What can we learn from successful and… | Read on »
Professor Alan Ahearne, Director of the Whitaker Institute has been appointed to the External Advisory Group (EAG) to the Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO). The first meeting took place on Monday 25th June 2018 The EAG’s expertise is drawn from both academia and the private sector and will serve to enhance the output of the PBO… | Read on »
NUI GALWAY – 05/02/2018 Over a barrel: oil hikes will push up more than just fuel prices Sunday Independent (Main), 04/02/2018, p.8, Louise Mcbriide damage competitiveness and in an uncertain world with Brexit, the outcome would generally be bad.” Interest rates could also increase, according to Alan Ahearne, director of the Whitaker Institute in NUI… | Read on »
Dr Aidan Kane–of the Whitaker Institute’s Macroeconomics and Finance reseach cluster, as well as Creative, Liveable, and Sustainable Communities and Socio-economic Marine Research Unit research clusters–recently featured on RTE’s Brainstorm website, discussing fiscal and budgetary history, linking it to his groundbreaking research project Duanaire. According to Dr Kane, budgets may be about the future, but… | Read on »
Dr Srinivasan Raghavendran of the Macroeconomics and Finance research cluster published an article on 7 September in The Deccan Herald, titled ‘Look beyond the engineering field‘. In the financial sector, there is a growing demand for students with diverse skill set, such as economics, analytics, and computing. In it, Dr Raghavendran explores how the modern… | Read on »