Blog Archive | January 2019

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

Publication cover - The organization of childcare services_final slides
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 …

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