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Slides from NERI Seminar: What is behind aggregate productivity in Ireland? A granular approach

Posted on March 08, 2019 by Louisa O'Brien

Slides from NERI Seminar Dublin:  'What is behind aggregate productivity in Ireland?  A granular approach' presented by Dr Javier Papa, Strategic Policy Division, Department of Business, Enterprise & Innovation on 6th March, 2019.   What is behind aggregate productivity in Ireland? A granular approach from NevinInstitute 

New Ideas and Growth: Some Policy Implications

Posted on February 15, 2019 by Tom McDonnell

In the latest NERI inBrief I outline some of the main concepts and principles that policymakers can use as part of a framework for generating sustainable long-run economic growth. We can make a number of points. First, sustainable growth is dependent on continuous productivity gains arising from innovation. Second, innovation is itself a function of the production, diffusion and application of …

Posted in: MacroeconomicsInvestment

Slides from NERI Seminar: Employment effects of public innovation support measures for companies in Europe

Posted on February 15, 2019 by Louisa O'Brien

Slides from NERI Seminar Dublin:  'Employment effects of public innovation support measures for companies in Europe' presented by Valentina Patrini, Research Officer, Eurofound on 13th February, 2019.  </p Slides eurofound - innovation and employment - 13 feb 19 from NevinInstitute

6th Annual Dónal Nevin Lecture - Brexit in historical perspective - video of lecture

Posted on January 31, 2019 by Louisa O'Brien

Brexit is arguably the most significant geopolitical challenge that Western Europe has had to face since the fall of the Berlin Wall. Added to this, the rise of populism calls into question the future of the European Union itself. In order to fully understand the origin and impact of these challenges it is necessary to put them into some historical context. The Nevin Economic Research Institute …

Slides from NERI Seminar: Recent Trends and Causes of Irish Corporation Tax Revenues

Posted on January 30, 2019 by Louisa O'Brien

Slides from NERI Seminar Dublin: 'Recent Trends and Causes of Irish Corporation Tax Revenues' presented by Seamus Coffey, Lecturer, Department of Economics, UCC on 30th January, 2019.   Slides NERI Seminar - Recent Trends and Causes of Irish Corporation Tax Revenues from NevinInstitute 

The organisation of childcare services: What role for gender equality?

Posted on January 25, 2019 by Lisa Wilson

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Slides from Dr Rossella Ciccia NERI Belfast seminar presentation  /download/pdf/the_organization_of_childcare_services_final_slides.pdf

Posted in: JobsNorthern Ireland InequalityGenderWages

Industrial Stategy - It's all in the game

Posted on January 23, 2019 by Paul Mac Flynn

Foreign Direct Investment is something we talk a lot about in Northern Ireland. In terms of the industrial development we actually talk about little else. Getting big multinational firms to invest in Northern Ireland is seen as one of the key avenues to lifting our growth rate and becoming a successful regional economy. Nearly every economy, developing and developed, has some programme to attract …

Future positive

Posted on January 04, 2019 by Tom Healy

Tom Healy, Director NERI
Let me begin this year with a confession. Had the NERI been in existence 11 years ago in January 2008 we might have anticipated an economic slow down rather than the biggest global economic crash since the 1920s.  Economists and others, naturally, extrapolate from various trends over the preceding years and based on early warning signs of trouble on international financial markets. Maths is just …

New NERI Working Paper - Innovation and Growth: Concepts and Policy Implications

Posted on December 20, 2018 by Tom McDonnell

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The NERI's latest addition to its enterprise project is released today. You can find it on the website here. This working paper will underpin much of our research in 2019. The paper focuses on sustainable and inclusive long-run economic growth. The core idea is that knowledge and new ideas manifesting as ‘innovations’ are the key to sustainable long-run economic growth. Following the main …

Posted in: MacroeconomicsInvestmentIncome

Wages and jobs: a lost decade in four charts

Posted on November 30, 2018

How do we know that matters are improving in the economy? Answer: when attendances at Central Statistics Office in the Republic launches of new economic data are down on what they were a few years ago in the deepest of recessions!  Such was an occasion recently at the launch of the Labour Force Survey in Dublin. This was followed, as it normally is, by a less trumpeted online launch of recent …

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