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Productivity matters for everyone

factory
In recent years one economic trend in particular has become increasingly important for policymakers across most western economies and that is productivity. It has become such a significant issue because while most other economic metrics eventually began to recover following the 2008 crash...
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NERI Seminar Dublin: Productivity in Northern Ireland & the Republic of Ireland

Slides from NERI Seminar on 'Productivity in Northern Ireland & the Republic of Ireland', presented by Paul Goldrick-Kelly, Economist, NERI and Paul Mac Flynn, Senior Economist, NERI on 13th December, 2017. Above presentation by Paul Goldrick-Kelly (NERI) Above presentation by Paul Mac Flynn (NERI)

Interest Rates: Don't move too soon

Interest rates have been making the headlines in recent weeks, as speculation mounts about a possible change in policy this Thursday. In the UK the Bank of England base rate has been at an all-time low for almost 10 years. Monetary policy has been very loose since the Great Financial Crash of 2008...

Interest Rates: Don't move too soon

Sterling notes
Interest rates have been making the headlines in recent weeks, as speculation mounts about a possible change in policy this Thursday. In the UK the Bank of England base rate has been at an all-time low for almost 10 years. Monetary policy has been very loose since the Great Financial Crash of 2008...
Past event

NERI Seminar Dublin: Post Budget Seminar

Slides from NERI Post Budget Seminar held in the INTO Learning Centre on 18th October. The three speakers each made a brief presentation responding to aspects of Budget 2018. The presentations were delivered by Marie Sherlock (SIPTU), Michelle Murphy (Social Justice Ireland) and John FitzGerald...

The Absence of Devolution - The Economic Costs

As the deadline of the 29th of June passed without the establishment of a new Executive, it looks as though Northern Ireland may be in for a long period with no devolved government. Quite how long this interregnum will last is in the realm of political speculation, but it does have important...