Posts from "Tom Healy"
Posted on September 25, 2012 by Tom Healy
Our research shows that Government has options this December. Instead of €3.5 billion in fiscal adjustment, we argue for €2.7 billion of which €2.3 billion are revenue measures aimed at high-income households. Aside from savings under the Croke Park agreement we do not see any value on grounds of fairness, macro-economic impact and budgetary savings in cutting yet further into education, …
Posted on June 27, 2012 by Tom Healy
Following the release of our second Quarterly Economic Observer today there has been coverage of the report in the print and other media. A key issue to be considered is the impact of not changing the current course of economic policy. No change in direction will see unemployment in excess of 10% in 2017 according to the latest IMF projections, a smaller State and a lower level of public service …
Posted on May 24, 2012 by Tom Healy
As an independent research institute supported by a number of trade unions, the Nevin Economic Research Institute is not aligned to any political party and does not advocate how voters should vote in the forthcoming referendum on the Fiscal Compact. This Note provides some facts and issues for consideration. Questions and suggestions are welcome.