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Blog Archive | June 2019

Trade Unions, Collective Bargaining and Economic Performance

Posted on June 25, 2019 by Tom McDonnell

NERI Research inBrief no 68 June 19
A key goal of workers and unions is to achieve wage growth that outstrips increasing costs of living. Trade unions can influence the labour share and the productivity channels, to the benefit of workers. Unions increase the bargaining power of labour, which enables workers to negotiate a larger slice of the economic pie. In addition, coordinated wage bargaining can impede cost competition …

Posted in: Taxation

Slides from NERI Seminar Dublin: Whither Industrial Democracy? Irish Trade Unionism and the Cooperative Commonwealth

Posted on June 07, 2019 by Louisa O'Brien

Slides from NERI Seminar Dublin: "Whither Industrial Democracy?  Irish Trade Unionism and the Cooperative Commonwealth" by Dr Cian McMahon, Postdoctoral research position, Saint Mary's University, Nova Scotia on 5th June, 2019.   NERI Seminar: Whither Industrial Democracy? Irish Trade Unionism and the Cooperative Commonwealth from NevinInstitute 

Out on our own? A sensible approach to fiscal transfers

Posted on June 05, 2019 by Paul Mac Flynn

Last week the Office for National Statistics released what they call the Country and regional public sector finances net fiscal balance tables. Whilst the name of these publication may not immediately induce interest or excitement, the information contained within them is most important. There is one figure in this report that is used by politicians in Northern Ireland more than almost any other …

Submission to the Budgetary Oversight Committee

Posted on June 05, 2019 by Tom McDonnell

The NERI will appear before the Oireachtas Budgetary Oversight Committee on the 19th of June. Our preliminary submission is here.

Posted in: Government SpendingTaxation

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